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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Sheep Washing; and Windsor Castle from the North-West c.1816-19

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 10 Verso:
Sheep Washing; and Windsor Castle from the North-West circa 1816–19
D10429
Turner Bequest CXL 10a
Pencil on white wove paper, 155 x 95 mm
Inscribed by Turner in pencil ‘Sheep washing’ below the top sketch
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Most of the lower half of this leaf has been torn out by Turner, whose view of Windsor mainly on folio 9 verso of the sketchbook (D10427) overlaps slightly on to the remaining portion.
For Windsor Castle in this sketchbook and a connection with Turner’s watercolour (British Museum, London)1 engraved by William Miller in 1831 for Picturesque Views in England and Wales, see note to folio 9 verso (D10427).

David Blayney Brown
July 2011

1
Andrew Wilton, The Life and Work of J.M.W. Turner, Fribourg 1979, p.397 no.829.

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘Sheep Washing; and Windsor Castle from the North-West c.1816–19 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, July 2011, 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-sheep-washing-and-windsor-castle-from-the-north-west-r1131412, accessed 16 February 2019.