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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Sunset over a River 1796-7

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 13 Recto:
Sunset over a River 1796–7
Turner Bequest XXXVII 25
Watercolour and gouache on blue laid wrapping paper prepared with a red-brown wash, 113 x 93 mm
Stamped in black ‘XXXVII – 25’ bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
The composition continues across folio 12 verso opposite (D01141; Turner Bequest XXXVII 24).

Andrew Wilton
September 2012

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘Sunset over a River 1796–7 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, September 2012, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, November 2014, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-sunset-over-a-river-r1149834, accessed 29 February 2020.