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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Joigny from the River Yonne 1802

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 6 Recto:
Joigny from the River Yonne 1802
Turner Bequest LXXIII 6
Pencil on light grey-buff laid paper, 138 x 215 mm
Inscribed by Turner in pencil ‘Joignie’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘LXXIII 6’ bottom left, descending vertically
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Joigny is about halfway between Sens and Auxerre. Turner paused to make two sketches; see also folio 7 of this sketchbook (D04399). This view is taken from beside the River Yonne, with a fishing boat at left, bridge at right, and the church of St Jean and the Château-Neuf visible in the town below the Côte St Jacques.

David Blayney Brown
June 2004

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘Joigny from the River Yonne 1802 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, June 2004, 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-joigny-from-the-river-yonne-r1133024, accessed 13 June 2024.