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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Richmond from the South-East 1797

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 27 Recto:
Richmond from the South-East 1797
Turner Bequest XXXIV 26
Pencil on white wove paper, 210 x 270 mm
Blind-stamped with Turner Bequest monogram bottom centre
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘26’ bottom left, descending vertically
Stamped in black ‘XXXIV 26’ bottom left, descending vertically
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
The subject is drawn with the page turned horizontally. Turner made two general views of Richmond in North Yorkshire on this tour: the present drawing, and one in the Tweed and Lakes sketchbook (Tate D01012; Turner Bequest XXXV 9). The viewpoint here is on the opposite side of the River Swale.
Blank; stamped in brown ink with Turner Bequest monogram.

Andrew Wilton
January 2013

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘Richmond from the South-East 1797 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, January 2013, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, November 2014, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-richmond-from-the-south-east-r1150088, accessed 27 May 2024.