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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Lake, with Mountains 1831

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 40 Verso:
Lake, with Mountains 1831
Turner Bequest CCLXIV 40a
Pencil on white wove paper, 94 x 74 mm
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
With the sketchbook turned to the left at the top of the page is a sketch of distant hills with trees in the foreground. Beneath this is another sketch of the outline of distant hills, perhaps drawn with the book held in the opposite direction.

Thomas Ardill
September 2009

How to cite

Thomas Ardill, ‘Lake, with Mountains 1831 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, September 2009, 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-with-mountains-r1133962, accessed 30 May 2020.