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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Towers 1839

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 27 Verso:
Towers 1839
Turner Bequest CCLXXXVIII 27 a
Pencil on cream laid writing paper, 168 x 101 mm
Inscribed by Turner ‘[...]’ top centre
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Here Turner has made a small and very rough sketch of towers, adding an illegible inscription above the picture. The page has been torn diagonally in half.

Alice Rylance-Watson
May 2013

How to cite

Alice Rylance-Watson, ‘Towers 1839 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, May 2013, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, November 2014, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-towers-r1150497, accessed 22 October 2019.