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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner ?Malmaison, Île-de-France 1832

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 125 Verso:
?Malmaison, Île-de-France 1832
Turner Bequest CCLVII 125a
Pencil on white laid paper, 175 x 127 mm
Inscribed by Turner in pencil ‘R[...]’ and ‘B[...]’ centre
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
With the sketchbook turned horizontally, Turner filled much of this page with long, hilly landscape views. Art historian Ian Warrell has pointed out that these scenes bear a likeness to Turner’s sketches of the chateau of Malmaison in this volume, a list of which is provided in the sketchbook Introduction for comparison.1

John Chu
January 2015

Ian Warrell, Turner on the Seine, exhibition catalogue, Tate Gallery, London 1999, p.221.

How to cite

John Chu, ‘?Malmaison, Île-de-France 1832 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, January 2015, 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-malmaison-le-de-france-r1175442, accessed 23 January 2022.