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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Two Composition Studies for 'The Festival upon the Opening of the Vintage at Macon' c.1802-3

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 60 Recto:
Two Composition Studies for ‘The Festival upon the Opening of the Vintage at Macon’ c.1802–3
D05019
Turner Bequest LXXXI 117
Ink and white chalk on blue laid paper, 436 x 271 mm
Watermarks ‘1794’ and ‘VI’
Stamped in black ‘LXXXI–117’ top left, upside down
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Inverted relative to the sketchbook’s foliation, the main drawing is continued on folio 59 verso opposite (D05018; Turner Bequest LXXXI 116), under which the subject is discussed. The lower view reprises the whole composition.

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘Two Composition Studies for ‘The Festival upon the Opening of the Vintage at Macon’ c.1802–3 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, April 2016, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-two-composition-studies-for-the-festival-upon-the-opening-of-r1178223, accessed 02 March 2021.