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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner ?Petworth Park and Lake c.1809

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Inside Front Cover:
?Petworth Park and Lake circa 1809
Pen and ink on white wove paper, 107 x 180 mm
Inscribed by the Executors of the Turner Bequest in ink and pencil (see main catalogue entry) top centre
Inscribed by John Ruskin in pencil ‘10 this end | 3 the other | various poetry | JR | opposite the | sketch of | Crowhurst; Liber S.’ centre left
Inscribed in pencil ‘CXII’ top right
Stamped in black ‘CXII’ top left
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
The drawing is limited to about an eighth of the width of the page, being a brief continuation of the composition to its right on folio 1 recto opposite (D07757), under which John Ruskin’s note linking it to Turner’s Liber Studiorum is discussed.
For a transcription of the executors’ endorsement, see the introduction to the sketchbook.

Matthew Imms
November 2012

How to cite

Matthew Imms, ‘?Petworth Park and Lake c.1809 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, November 2012, 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-petworth-park-and-lake-r1140400, accessed 27 May 2022.