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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner ?The Dart Valley 1811

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 99 Recto:
?The Dart Valley 1811
Turner Bequest CXXIII 96
Pencil on white wove writing paper, 75 x 117 mm
Inscribed by Turner in pencil ‘[?Red]’ left of centre
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘96’ bottom right, descending vertically
Stamped in black ‘CXXIII – 96’ bottom left, descending vertically
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
As with sketches on adjacent pages, this is likely to be a view on the River Dart. For other views on the river, identified and unidentified, see under folio 84 verso (D08522; CXXIII 81a).
Technical notes:
There is extensive offsetting from the ink inscription on folio 98 verso opposite (D08550; CXXIII 95a).

Matthew Imms
June 2011

How to cite

Matthew Imms, ‘?The Dart Valley 1811 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, June 2011, 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-dart-valley-r1137028, accessed 05 March 2021.