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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Looking South-West along Ullswater from Gowbarrow Park 1797

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 55 Recto:
Looking South-West along Ullswater from Gowbarrow Park 1797
D01043
Turner Bequest XXXV 41
Pencil on white wove paper, 274 x 370 mm
Part watermark ‘1796’
Inscribed by Turner in pencil ‘Do’ (i.e. ditto) bottom right
Blind-stamped with Turner Bequest monogram towards bottom right
Stamped in black ‘XXXV 41’ bottom left, descending vertically
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Drawn with the page turned horizontally, this is one of a series of studies made along the western shore of Ullswater; see also the rectos of folios 51–54, 56 and 57 (D01039–D01042, D01044, D01045; Turner Bequest XXXV 37, 38, 39, 40, 42, 43).
According to Turner scholar David Hill, folio 27 recto (D01080; Turner Bequest XXXV 78), which he identifies as a study of Aira Force, should be placed after the present leaf.
Verso:
Blank; stamped in brown ink with Turner Bequest monogram; inscribed by A.J. Finberg in pencil ‘141.41’.

Andrew Wilton
August 2010

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘Looking South-West along Ullswater from Gowbarrow Park 1797 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, August 2010, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, November 2014, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-looking-south-west-along-ullswater-from-gowbarrow-park-r1150219, accessed 09 July 2020.