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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner The Avon near Wallis's Wall 1791

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
The Avon near Wallis’s Wall 1791
Turner Bequest VII B
Pencil and watercolour with pen and brown ink on white wove paper, 237 x 294 mm
Blind-stamped with Turner Bequest monogram lower left
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Perhaps one of Turner’s projected ‘12 views on the River Avon.’ See the introductory note to the Bristol and Malmesbury sketchbook (Tate; Turner Bequest VI); and compare the drawing in it (Tate D00107; Turner Bequest VI 24) for similar treatment and palette.

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘The Avon near Wallis’s Wall 1791 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, April 2012, 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-the-avon-near-walliss-wall-r1140433, accessed 24 November 2020.