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

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Joseph Mallord William Turner Hampton Court, Herefordshire: The House from the South-East 1795

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 50 Recto:
Hampton Court, Herefordshire: The House from the South-East 1795
D00605
Turner Bequest XXVI 51
Pencil on white wove paper, 203 x 264 mm
Watermark ‘E & P | 1794’
Stamped in black ‘XXVI 51’ bottom left, descending vertically
This is the basis for two watercolours executed for Viscount Malden (untraced),1 and Sir Richard Colt Hoare (Yale Center for British Art, New Haven);2 see the list of ‘Order’d Drawings’ near the beginning of this sketchbook (D40557) and folio 49 recto (D00604; Turner Bequest XXVI 50). The first of the watercolours was engraved by John Walker for the Copper-Plate Magazine, 1 September 1797. Other views made at Hampton Court are on folios 48 recto, 51 recto and 52 recto (D00603, D00606, D00607; Turner Bequest XXVI 49, 52, 53).
The drawing was made with the page turned horizontally. There is a rapid sketch of battlements above the drawing at the top right.
1
Wilton 1979, p.312 no.98.
2
Ibid., p.323 no.216, reproduced.
Verso:
Blank; inscribed by ?John Ruskin in pencil ‘16’; stamped in brown ink with Turner Bequest monogram.

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘Hampton Court, Herefordshire: The House from the South-East 1795 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, April 2012, 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-hampton-court-herefordshire-the-house-from-the-south-east-r1140930, accessed 18 April 2021.