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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner St Leonard Church, Walton-le-Dale, Lancashire 1831

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 11 Recto:
St Leonard Church, Walton-le-Dale, Lancashire 1831
D25782
Turner Bequest CCLXVI 11
Pencil on white wove paper, 114 x 187 mm
Inscribed in blue ink by John Ruskin ‘11’ top right and ‘342’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘CCLXVI 11’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Continued from folio 10 verso (D25781) is a view of Preston from the banks of the River Ribble at Walton-le-Dale. The river flows in the foreground towards Walton Bridge, and the composition is framed at the right by trees and foliage. See folio 8 verso (D25777) for references to other sketches of the view.

Thomas Ardill
September 2009

How to cite

Thomas Ardill, ‘St Leonard Church, Walton-le-Dale, Lancashire 1831 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, September 2009, 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-st-leonard-church-walton-le-dale-lancashire-r1134149, accessed 22 October 2019.