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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Sandycombe Lodge, Twickenham: An Unexecuted Elevation c.1809-11

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 84 Recto:
Sandycombe Lodge, Twickenham: An Unexecuted Elevation circa 1809–11
D08078
Turner Bequest CXIV 84
Pen and ink on white wove paper, 87 x 117 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘84’ top left, upside down (smudged)
Stamped in black ‘CXIV – 84’ top left, upside down
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This is one of a series of sketches relating to Sandycombe Lodge, Turner’s self-designed Twickenham house (see the Introduction to the sketchbook), occupying most of the pages between folio 73 verso (D08057) and folio 86 verso (D08083), and apparently made working inwards from the back of the book. Here the garden (east) front is seen, incorporating a balcony supported by arches.

Matthew Imms
January 2012

How to cite

Matthew Imms, ‘Sandycombe Lodge, Twickenham: An Unexecuted Elevation c.1809–11 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, January 2012, 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-sandycombe-lodge-twickenham-an-unexecuted-elevation-r1134857, accessed 02 March 2021.