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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Lake Tiny, Farnley c.1817

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 36 Verso:
Lake Tiny, Farnley circa 1817
Turner Bequest CXXXIX 36a
Pencil on white wove paper, 129 x 205 mm
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Lake Tiny, near the River Washburn on the Wharfedale estate of Walter Fawkes at Farnley Hall, is the subject of various drawings and watercolours by Turner; for drawings made nearby in this sketchbook see folios 1 and 2 (D10343, D10344).
This drawing is made with the sketchbook inverted and continued on folios 37 verso–38 (D10400–D10401). The ‘study of sky’ noted by Finberg is a separate sketch on D10401.
See Introduction and notes to folio 1 (D10343) for Turner’s visits to Walter Fawkes of Farnley Hall and his views of Wharfedale in this sketchbook.

David Blayney Brown
May 2011

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘Lake Tiny, Farnley c.1817 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, May 2011, 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-lake-tiny-farnley-r1131626, accessed 05 December 2021.