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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Landscape, with River c.1830

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Landscape, with River c.1830
Turner Bequest CCLXI 60
Gouache and pencil on blue wove paper, 133 x 187 mm
Stamped in black ‘CCLXI 60’ bottom right
Inscribed in ink ‘60’ bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This sketch presents a landscape of rolling hills from a high vantage point. A wide river winds its way through it. A building is visible right of centre.
For the grouping and dating of these works, see the section Introduction.
Blank except for inscriptions. Traces of white strips of paper along the edges of the sheet indicate an earlier mount. Inscribed in pencil ’232 | O’ bottom right. Inscribed in pencil ‘D25032’ bottom towards left.

Ben Pollitt
August 2019

How to cite

Ben Pollitt, ‘Landscape, with River c.1830 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, August 2019, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, March 2023, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-landscape-with-river-r1202177, accessed 20 April 2024.