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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Hilly Terrain, ?Normandy 1826

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 4 Recto:
Hilly Terrain, ?Normandy 1826
Turner Bequest CCLV 4
Pencil on white wove paper, 115 x 182 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘4’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘CCLV 4’ bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
The pencil studies on this page depict views of hilly terrain. This sketchbook features multiple views of Rouen suggesting that these drawings were also made in Normandy.

John Chu
July 2015

How to cite

John Chu, ‘Hilly Terrain, ?Normandy 1826 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, July 2015, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, March 2017, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-hilly-terrain-normandy-r1185375, accessed 18 January 2021.