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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Sketches of Riverside Towns 1835

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 5 Verso:
Sketches of Riverside Towns 1835
Turner Bequest CCCIV 5 a
Pencil on cream laid paper, 118 x 190 mm
Watermark ‘[jan honig] & zo’
Inscribed in pencil by Turner ‘Kidlerswade’ top centre towards right; ‘Wesher’ centre towards right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
These rough sketches show aspects of unidentified riverside towns in the Netherlands or Germany. Two of the views are inscribed ‘Kidlerswade’ and ‘Wesher’. ‘Wesher’ is shown again on Tate D30646; Turner Bequest CCCIV 8a.

Alice Rylance-Watson
November 2015

How to cite

Alice Rylance-Watson, ‘Sketches of Riverside Towns 1835 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, November 2015, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, August 2017, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-sketches-of-riverside-towns-r1187021, accessed 25 February 2021.