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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Three Views on the Meuse from Mid-Stream 1824

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 27 Recto:
Three Views on the Meuse from Mid-Stream 1824
D19604
Turner Bequest CCXVI 27
Pencil on white wove paper, 78 x 118 mm
Watermark ‘smith & [allnut] | 18[22]’
Inscribed in pencil by Turner ‘Corn’ twice, at top right and bottom left
Inscribed in blue ink by Ruskin ‘27’ top right
Stamped in black ‘CCXVI–27’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
These are three swiftly rendered views of the Meuse valley from mid-stream; Turner has made note of the local crop of ‘corn’ in the upper and lowermost sketches.

Alice Rylance-Watson
February 2014

How to cite

Alice Rylance-Watson, ‘Three Views on the Meuse from Mid-Stream 1824 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, February 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-three-views-on-the-meuse-from-mid-stream-r1174392, accessed 24 January 2021.