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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Hills, Probably on Dartmoor 1814

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 22 Recto:
Hills, Probably on Dartmoor 1814
Turner Bequest CXXXII 22
Pencil on white wove paper, 90 x 152 mm
Part watermark ‘y Mill | 1812’
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘22’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘CXXXII – 22’ bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
The lack of landmarks makes identification problematic, but with some adjacent pages (including folio 23 recto; D09505) identified as Dartmoor subjects, this is likely to be another made in that area; see under folio 8 recto (D09489).

Matthew Imms
June 2014

How to cite

Matthew Imms, ‘Hills, Probably on Dartmoor 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-probably-on-dartmoor-r1147048, accessed 25 July 2021.