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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner The Corwen-Betws-y-Coed Road near Glyn Diffwys, Looking Towards Pont-y-Glyn 1808

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 16 Recto:
The Corwen–Betws-y-Coed Road near Glyn Diffwys, Looking Towards Pont-y-Glyn 1808
D06877
Turner Bequest CIV 15
Pencil on white laid paper, 98 x 162 mm
Inscribed by Turner in pencil ‘Glin’ bottom right
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘15’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘CIV 15’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
For Turner’s trip into North Wales from Tabley in 1808, see Introduction to the sketchbook, and for drawings in the book of this zig-zagging stretch of toll road and Pont-y-Glyn to the side of it, notes to folio 11 (D06871; Turner Bequest CIV 10). Here, Turner is looking back towards the bridge. Similar views follow on folios 17–19 (D06878–D06880; Turner Bequest CIV 16–18).
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David Blayney Brown
May 2010

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘The Corwen–Betws-y-Coed Road near Glyn Diffwys, Looking Towards Pont-y-Glyn 1808 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, May 2010, 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-corwen-betws-y-coed-road-near-glyn-diffwys-looking-r1133633, accessed 21 August 2019.