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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner River Scene, with a Barge c.1808-10

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 63 Recto:
River Scene, with a Barge circa 1808–10
Turner Bequest CV 88
Pencil on white wove paper, 108 x 185 mm
Inscribed by Turner in pencil ‘Blue’, ‘Yellow’ and ‘Grey’ in sky, left
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘88’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘CV 88’ bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Listed by Finberg as one of a batch of ‘loose leaves appear[ing] to belong to this book’ this was rebound as folio 63. The river is presumably the Thames, perhaps near Richmond.

David Blayney Brown
June 2010

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘River Scene, with a Barge c.1808–10 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, June 2010, 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-river-scene-with-a-barge-r1134592, accessed 24 April 2019.