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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Hills 1845

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 8 Verso:
Hills 1845
Turner Bequest CCCLV 8a
Pencil on paper, 70 x 166 mm
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Turner has produced this drawing with the page turned horizontally. The drawings are two separate delineations of the profiles of rolling hills punctuated at points by what appear to be spired forms, a church in the distance perhaps.
Technical notes:
The paper is lightly spotted with a black substance.

Alice Rylance-Watson
February 2013

How to cite

Alice Rylance-Watson, ‘Hills 1845 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, February 2013, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, June 2013, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-hills-r1142180, accessed 20 January 2022.