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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Trees and Wall at Cote House 1791

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 18 Recto:
Trees and Wall at Cote House 1791
Turner Bequest VI 18
Pencil, watercolour and pen and brown ink on white wove paper, 185 x 263 mm
Stamped in black ink with Turner Bequest monogram top left
Stamped in black ‘VI 18’ top left, upside down
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
A continuation of the composition on folio 17 verso (D00096), inverted relative to the sketchbook’s foliation. There are also a slight pencil study of foliage (?), almost obliterated, colour trials for the watercolour on the opposite page, and pen and ink trials.

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘Trees and Wall at Cote House 1791 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, April 2012, 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-wall-at-cote-house-r1140148, accessed 13 December 2019.