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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner ?Prague; Distant Hills 1835

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 81 Verso:
?Prague; Distant Hills 1835
Turner Bequest CCCIV 81 a
Pencil on cream laid paper, 118 x 190 mm
Watermark with the Lion of the Seven Provinces | ‘[ho]nig]’ | ‘[jh]&z]’
Inscribed in pencil by Turner ‘4’ centre right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This slight sketch may be a view of Prague. The profile of hills has also been dashed off parallel to the gutter of the sketchbook; these continue onto the folio opposite (Tate D30787; Turner Bequest CCCIV 82).

Alice Rylance-Watson
December 2015

How to cite

Alice Rylance-Watson, ‘?Prague; Distant Hills 1835 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, December 2015, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, August 2017, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-prague-distant-hills-r1187161, accessed 18 May 2022.