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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Hills and a Wooded Valley, Probably in Devon 1814

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 13 Verso:
Hills and a Wooded Valley, Probably in Devon 1814
D09495
Turner Bequest CXXXII 13a
Pencil on white wove paper, 90 x 152 mm
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
The location of this scene remains unidentified, but it is probably in the interior of Devon, although it is unclear whether the features on the skyline to the left and right are trees, rocks or ruins.

Matthew Imms
June 2014

How to cite

Matthew Imms, ‘Hills and a Wooded Valley, Probably in Devon 1814 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, June 2014, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, September 2014, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-hills-and-a-wooded-valley-probably-in-devon-r1147038, accessed 24 November 2020.