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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Mountainous Landscape c.1830

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Mountainous Landscape c.1830
Turner Bequest CCLXI 1
Pencil on blue wove paper, 146 x 197 mm
Stamped in black ‘CCLXI 1’ bottom right
Inscribed in red ink ‘1’ bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
In this very faint pencil sketch, a series of crooked, diagonal lines suggest a view of a mountainous landscape.
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 ‘D.24973’ towards bottom left.

Ben Pollitt
August 2019

How to cite

Ben Pollitt, ‘Mountainous Landscape 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-mountainous-landscape-r1202168, accessed 23 April 2024.