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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Rocks and Trees in a Valley 1798

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 54 Recto:
Rocks and Trees in a Valley 1798
Turner Bequest XXXIX 49
Pencil on buff laid wrapping paper, 170 x 266 mm
Blind-stamped with Turner Bequest monogram bottom left
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘49’ bottom left, descending vertically
Stamped in black ‘XXXIX 49’ bottom left, descending vertically
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This is a rough sketch, made with the page turned horizontally, and the location of the subject is unidentified.
Blank; stamped in brown ink with Turner Bequest monogram.

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘Rocks and Trees in a Valley 1798 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, May 2013, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, April 2015, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-rocks-and-trees-in-a-valley-r1173640, accessed 22 April 2021.