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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner ?Near Tabley: A Path through a Wood 1808

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 71 Verso:
?Near Tabley: A Path through a Wood 1808
D06948
Turner Bequest CIV 70a
Pencil on white laid paper, 98 x 162 mm
Inscribed by Turner in pencil ?‘Up Tabley’ lower right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Drawn with the sketchbook inverted.
See Introduction to the sketchbook for Turner’s visit to Tabley in 1808. The reading of Turner’s inscription, suggested by Finberg, seems right and this could be the near the wooded road towards Tabley from Knutsford. Turner’s note might refer to Over Tabley nearby.

David Blayney Brown
May 2010

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘?Near Tabley: A Path through a Wood 1808 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, May 2010, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, December 2012, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-near-tabley-a-path-through-a-wood-r1133704, accessed 21 September 2019.