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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Preston from Walton-le-Dale, Lancashire 1831

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 11 Verso:
Preston from Walton-le-Dale, Lancashire 1831
D25783
Turner Bequest CCLXVI 11a
Pencil on white wove paper, 114 x 187 mm
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This sketch, continued on folio 12 (D25784), is Turner’s fourth view of Preston from Walton-le-Dale. With the Church of St Leonard at the left and the arched bridge over the Ribble at the right (folio 12), we look towards the houses, churches and factories of Preston. See folio 8 verso (D25777) for references to the other sketches of this view.

Thomas Ardill
September 2009

How to cite

Thomas Ardill, ‘Preston from Walton-le-Dale, Lancashire 1831 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, September 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-preston-from-walton-le-dale-lancashire-r1134150, accessed 22 June 2021.