J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner From Sutton Bank, Looking West and North to Gormire Lake and Whitestone Cliff c.1816

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 290 Recto:
From Sutton Bank, Looking West and North to Gormire Lake and Whitestone Cliff c.1816
D11886
Turner Bequest CXLIX 290
Pencil on white wove paper, 149 x 93 mm
Inscribed by Turner in pencil ‘Moor’ at the bottom of the page and ‘Pool’ in the centre distance, next to the page gutter
There is the trace of an inscription in red ink ‘290’ top left, inverted
Stamped in black ‘CXLIX 290’ top left, inverted
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This is the left half of a double-page spread continued on folio 289 verso opposite (D11885), recording the view from the Sutton Bank road, looking west and north to Gormire Lake (inscribed here as ‘Pool’) with Whitestone Cliff at the right. There is similar view in this sketchbook (running from the back, folios 294 recto and 293 verso; D11894, D11893).
For general notes on Sutton Bank in this sketchbook see folio 295 recto (D11896).

David Hill
October 2008

How to cite

David Hill, ‘From Sutton Bank, Looking West and North to Gormire Lake and Whitestone Cliff c.1816 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, October 2008, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, December 2013, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-from-sutton-bank-looking-west-and-north-to-gormire-lake-and-r1144031, accessed 15 January 2021.