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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Hilly Landscape with a Bridge and a Turret c.1824

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Hilly Landscape with a Bridge and a Turret c.1824
D20327
Turner Bequest CCXXIV 35
Pencil on blue wove paper, 143 x 195 mm
Stamped in black ‘CCXXIV 35’ bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
The outlines of three hills are shown in the distance with a turret standing on top of the central one. In the foreground are arches indicating a low bridge. To the left is a columnar structure, beside which a patch of thicker pencil marks signals the forms of a tree.
For the grouping and dating of these works, see the section Introduction.
Verso:
Blank except for inscriptions. Inscribed in ink ‘35’ and in pencil ‘231 | O’ bottom right.

Ben Pollitt
August 2019

How to cite

Ben Pollitt, ‘Hilly Landscape with a Bridge and a Turret c.1824 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, August 2019, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, March 2023, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-hilly-landscape-with-a-bridge-and-a-turret-r1202089, accessed 20 April 2024.