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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Knaresborough c.1797

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Knaresborough c.1797
Turner Bequest XXXIII c
Pencil and watercolour on white card, 203 x 257 mm
Blind-stamped with Turner Bequest monogram below right of centre within subject
Inscribed in red ink ‘XXXIII, c’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘XXXIII c’ bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
With a broad margin all round it, the composition measures approximately 90 x 175 mm; a small watercolour on card of this subject was formerly in the collection of Tom Girtin.
The authorship of this work was questioned by Finberg.1
Finberg 1909, I, p.68.

Andrew Wilton
March 2013

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘Knaresborough c.1797 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, March 2013, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, April 2015, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-knaresborough-r1175001, accessed 21 October 2021.