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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner ?Liège 1824

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 152 Recto:
?Liège 1824
Turner Bequest CCXVI 148 b
Pencil on white wove paper, 118 x 78 mm
Watermark ‘smith & [allnut] | 18[22]’
Inscribed in pencil by Turner ‘[?Lige]’
Inscribed in blue ink by Ruskin ‘148B’ top right
Stamped in black ‘CCXVI–148b’ bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
In a dashed and cursory manner, here Turner jots down three views of what may be Liège in Belgium, given the rough inscription above the uppermost squared-off view which reads ‘Lige’.

Alice Rylance-Watson
June 2014

How to cite

Alice Rylance-Watson, ‘?Liège 1824 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, June 2014, 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-liege-r1174641, accessed 20 April 2021.