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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Plans and Dimensions 1809

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 19 Verso:
Plans and Dimensions 1809
Turner Bequest CXIII 19a
Pencil on white wove paper, 114 x 83 mm
Inscribed by Turner in pencil with various numbers, ‘6’ and 7’ above and ‘12’ at left of the outer rectangle, ‘3’ and ‘3 ½’ above and ‘6’ at left of the inner rectangle
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
These plans and dimensions are presumably for Sandycombe Lodge, Turner’s new house at Twickenham; see Introduction to the sketchbook and note to folio 13 (D07872). If the torn leaf, folio 20a verso (D40811), is laid over this one, these outlines join others to form complete rectangles.

David Blayney Brown
July 2009

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘Plans and Dimensions 1809 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, July 2009, 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-plans-and-dimensions-r1135838, accessed 28 November 2020.