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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Impham Bend on the River Tamar below Morwell Rocks 1814

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 138 Recto:
Impham Bend on the River Tamar below Morwell Rocks 1814
D09651
Turner Bequest CXXXII 138
Pencil on white wove paper, 90 x 152 mm
Part watermark ‘Iv
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘138’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘CXXXII – 138’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Diana Cook and Dorothy Kirk identify the view as looking east to the River Tamar from Colley Cliff on the Gunnislake to Calstock road, with Morwell Rocks beyond.1 For other views along the Tamar Valley, see under folio 114 verso (D09606).
1
Cook and Kirk 2001, p.37, with early twentieth-century postcard and modern photograph by Kirk reproduced p.38; Cook and Kirk 2009 p.39, reproducing the same earlier photograph and modern photographs by Kirk.
Verso:
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Matthew Imms
June 2014

How to cite

Matthew Imms, ‘Impham Bend on the River Tamar below Morwell Rocks 1814 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, June 2014, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, September 2014, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-impham-bend-on-the-river-tamar-below-morwell-rocks-r1147200, accessed 22 October 2021.