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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Horses and Figures beside a Public Fountain 1801

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 96 Verso:
Horses and Figures beside a Public Fountain 1801
D02607
Turner Bequest LIII 96a
Pencil on white wove paper, 112 x 162 mm
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
The fountain shown here, drawn with the page turned horizontally, appears to be the same as that in the sketch on folio 95 verso (D02605), a scene possibly in Newcastle upon Tyne.
Technical notes:
There is a smear of brown colour from the drawing on folio 97 recto opposite (D02608).

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘Horses and Figures beside a Public Fountain 1801 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-figures-beside-a-public-fountain-r1178629, accessed 03 December 2021.