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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Gerard's Bridge, with Witton-le-Wear in the Distance 1817

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 21 Recto:
Gerard’s Bridge, with Witton-le-Wear in the Distance 1817
D12344
Turner Bequest CLVII 21
Pencil on white wove paper, 116 x 185 mm
Inscribed by Turner in pencil ‘Path’ bottom right
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘21’ bottom right (now very faint)
Stamped in black ‘CLVII – 21’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This is a continuation of trees and a path beside Linburn Beck from the main view of Gerard’s Bridge and Witton-le-Wear on folio 20 recto (D12343).

Matthew Imms
February 2010

How to cite

Matthew Imms, ‘Gerard’s Bridge, with Witton-le-Wear in the Distance 1817 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, February 2010, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, December 2012, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-gerards-bridge-with-witton-le-wear-in-the-distance-r1139345, accessed 01 April 2020.