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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner ?The Thames Valley from St Anne's Hill c.1827

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 7 Recto:
?The Thames Valley from St Anne’s Hill c.1827
D20569
Turner Bequest CCXXV 7
Pencil on white wove paper, 116 x 222 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘7’ bottom right (now very faint)
Stamped in black ‘CCXXV – 7’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This may be a view east over the Thames Valley from St Anne’s Hill, above Chertsey in Surrey; if so the tower of St Peter’s Church is in the middle distance. The view continues on folio 6 verso opposite (D20568); for similar views on adjacent pages and the significance of the subject, see under folio 4 recto (D20563).

Matthew Imms
August 2014

How to cite

Matthew Imms, ‘?The Thames Valley from St Anne’s Hill c.1827 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, August 2014, 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-thames-valley-from-st-annes-hill-r1172977, accessed 23 May 2022.