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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Ruins on a Hill, above a Flat Plain 1801

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 41 Recto:
Ruins on a Hill, above a Flat Plain 1801
D05118
Turner Bequest LXXXII 41
Pencil on white wove paper, 161 x 256 mm
Watermark ‘1794’ (trimmed)
Inscribed in pencil ‘38’ bottom right, descending vertically
Blind–stamped with Turner Bequest monogram bottom right
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘41’ bottom left, descending vertically
Stamped in black ‘LXXXII – 41’ bottom left, descending vertically
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
The drawing was made with the page turned horizontally. For a note on the subject, see under folio 40 recto (D05117).
Verso:
Blank

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘Ruins on a Hill, above a Flat Plain 1801 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 2016, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-ruins-on-a-hill-above-a-flat-plain-r1178687, accessed 20 September 2019.