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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Semer Water from the North, Addleborough in the Distance 1816

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 3 Verso:
Semer Water from the North, Addleborough in the Distance 1816
D11447
Turner Bequest CXLVII 3a
Pencil on white wove paper, 125 x 206 mm
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This is the left part of a double-page spread continued to the right on folio 4 recto (D11448) opposite, recording the view south to Semer Water and Countersett from the Bainbridge road. Panning around to the left on this page, Turner’s drawing includes a detail of the profile of the summit of Addleborough at the left. The present writer has dated Turner’s sketches of Semer Water to Friday 26 July 1816.

David Hill
February 2009

How to cite

David Hill, ‘Semer Water from the North, Addleborough in the Distance 1816 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, February 2009, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, December 2013, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-semer-water-from-the-north-addleborough-in-the-distance-r1143581, accessed 28 November 2020.