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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner The Estuary of the Mawddach near Barmouth, with Cader Idris Beyond 1798

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 54 Recto:
The Estuary of the Mawddach near Barmouth, with Cader Idris Beyond 1798
D01290
Turner Bequest XXXVIII 38
Pencil on white wove paper, 229 x 332 mm
Watermark ‘1794 | J Whatman
Blind-stamped with Turner Bequest monogram bottom right
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘38’ bottom left, descending vertically
Stamped in black ‘XXXVIII 38’ bottom left, descending vertically
For a note on other sketches of Cader in this book under folio 46 recto (D01284; Turner Bequest XXXVIII 32).
Verso:
Blank; stamped in brown ink with Turner Bequest monogram. There is colour offset from another sheet, possibly that now bound as 55 recto opposite (D01455; Turner Bequest XXXVIII 91), but Finberg records a leaf torn out after the present one ‘used for watercolour’.1

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

1
Finberg 1909, I, p.85.

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘The Estuary of the Mawddach near Barmouth, with Cader Idris Beyond 1798 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, May 2013, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, April 2015, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-the-estuary-of-the-mawddach-near-barmouth-with-cader-idris-r1173194, accessed 16 January 2021.