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 1808

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 13 Recto:
The Corwen–Betws-y-Coed Road near Glyn Diffwys 1808
D06874
Turner Bequest CIV 12
Pencil on white laid paper, 98 x 162 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘12’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘CIV 12’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This subject extends on to folio 12 verso of the sketchbook (D06873). 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, notes to folio 11 (D06871; Turner bequest CIV 10).

David Blayney Brown
May 2010

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘The Corwen–Betws-y-Coed Road near Glyn Diffwys 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-r1133630, accessed 26 August 2019.