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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Hills and Town 1835

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 36 Verso:
Hills and Town 1835
Turner Bequest CCCIV 36 a
Pencil on cream laid paper, 118 x 190 mm
Watermark ‘[jan] honig [& zonen]’
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This rough sketch shows a ridge of hills with a town at centre. Trees and shrubs are marked out cursorily in the foreground. The location is most likely Germany, possibly somewhere on the Rivers Rhine or Main.

Alice Rylance-Watson
December 2015

How to cite

Alice Rylance-Watson, ‘Hills and Town 1835 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, December 2015, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, August 2017, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-hills-and-town-r1187075, accessed 02 December 2021.