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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner The River Calder, Cattle Grazing; Whalley Bridge and Abbey in Distance 1808

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 17 Recto:
The River Calder, Cattle Grazing; Whalley Bridge and Abbey in Distance 1808
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Turner Bequest CIII 9
Pencil on off-white wove paper, 226 x 295 mm
Stamped in black ‘CIII 9’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
For Turner’s visit to Whalley in 1808 and his drawings of the bridge over the River Calder and the ruins of Whalley Abbey, see Introduction to the sketchbook.
Verso:
Blank. Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘963’.

David Blayney Brown
May 2010

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘The River Calder, Cattle Grazing; Whalley Bridge and Abbey in Distance 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-river-calder-cattle-grazing-whalley-bridge-and-abbey-in-r1134482, accessed 23 November 2020.