Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Trees, and Distant House, on the Banks of a River circa 1807
Turner Bequest XCVI 34
Pencil on white laid paper, 92 x 163 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘34’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘XCVI 34’ bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
A.J. Finberg, A Complete Inventory of the Drawings of the Turner Bequest, London 1909, vol.I, p.249, XCVI 34.
There seems to be a slighter sketch of the same unidentified house on folio 33 verso (D05998
Here the house stands near a small bridge, perhaps over a canal, with trees to the left.
How to cite
David Blayney Brown, ‘Trees, and Distant House, on the Banks of a River c.1807 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, October 2006, 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-trees-and-distant-house-on-the-banks-of-a-river-r1130175, accessed 27 May 2022.