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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner ?The Thames Valley 1802-3

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 23 Recto:
?The Thames Valley 1802–3
D04760
Turner Bequest LXXVII 23
Pencil on white wove paper, 154 x 240 mm
Stamped in black ‘LXXVII – 23’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Finberg’s ‘distant mountains’ are not apparent to this writer; the background seems to consist of gentle hills. This is more likely to be a view of the Thames Valley, for Turner’s views of which see Introduction to this sketchbook.

David Blayney Brown
March 2004

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘?The Thames Valley 1802–3 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, March 2004, 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-thames-valley-r1133463, accessed 29 March 2020.