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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Isleworth Mill 1793-4

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Isleworth Mill 1793–4
D00401
Turner Bequest XXIII a
Pencil, 126 x 196 mm on laid paper ruled in red ink, 253 x 196 mm
Watermark: fleur de lys with ‘GR’
Inscribed by Turner in pencil ‘Reflections’ centre and ‘Isleworth Mill’ centre right below drawing
Inscribed in pencil ‘XXIII . a.’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘XXIII – a’ bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Turner had family associations with the Isleworth area and was to live there for a while in the following decade.1
1
See David Hill, Turner on the Thames: River Journeys in the Year 1805, New Haven and London 1993.
Technical notes:
The sheet, evidently from an account book or ledger, has been folded in half, with only the upper half drawn on.
Verso:
Blank; ruled in red ink; stamped in brown ink with Turner Bequest monogram.

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘Isleworth Mill 1793–4 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, April 2012, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, December 2012, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-isleworth-mill-r1140297, accessed 05 December 2021.