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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Horses and a Strawcart on a Hillside, with the Sea and Distant Cliffs Beyond c.1801-2

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 1 Recto:
Horses and a Strawcart on a Hillside, with the Sea and Distant Cliffs Beyond c.1801–2
D03778
Turner Bequest LXIV 1
Pencil on buff laid paper, 111 x 175 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘1’ bottom left, descending vertically
Stamped in black ‘LXIV – 1’ bottom left, descending vertically
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This drawing was made with the page turned horizontally. As noted in the sketchbook’s Introduction, the setting may be the South Downs.
Verso:
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Andrew Wilton
May 2013

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘Horses and a Strawcart on a Hillside, with the Sea and Distant Cliffs Beyond c.1801–2 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, May 2013, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, April 2016, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-horses-and-a-strawcart-on-a-hillside-with-the-sea-and-r1178301, accessed 05 August 2021.