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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner The River Thames, with ?Hampton Court Bridge among Trees c.1827

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 44 Recto:
The River Thames, with ?Hampton Court Bridge among Trees c.1827
D20801
Turner Bequest CCXXVII 42
Pencil on white wove paper prepared with a grey wash, 110 x 185 mm
Partial watermark ‘nsell | 17’
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘42’ top left, upside down
Stamped in black ‘CCXXVII – 42’ top left, upside down
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
The drawing is inverted relative to the sketchbook’s foliation. The lightly sketched Thames bridge is possibly the old structure at Hampton Court, seen close up on folios 40 recto and 42 verso (D20793, D20798; CCXXVII 38, 40a). For other adjacent sketches around Hampton Court, see under folio 2 verso (D20736).

Matthew Imms
November 2015

How to cite

Matthew Imms, ‘The River Thames, with ?Hampton Court Bridge among Trees c.1827 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, November 2015, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, November 2016, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-the-river-thames-with-hampton-court-bridge-among-trees-r1182661, accessed 06 December 2021.