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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Tygwyn Ferry, Looking ?North or North-East, with a Few Houses in the Mid-Distance 1798

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 91 Recto:
Tygwyn Ferry, Looking ?North or North-East, with a Few Houses in the Mid-Distance 1798
D01448
Turner Bequest XXXIX 86
Pencil on rough white laid printing paper washed with a pink ground, 170 x 266 mm
Blind-stamped with Turner Bequest monogram bottom right
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘86’ bottom left, descending vertically
Stamped in black ‘XXXIX 86’ bottom left, descending vertically
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
The view was drawn with the page turned horizontally. The house may be shown again on folio 90 verso opposite (D01447; Turner Bequest 85v). See also folio 95 recto (D01459).

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘Tygwyn Ferry, Looking ?North or North-East, with a Few Houses in the Mid-Distance 1798 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 2015, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-tygwyn-ferry-looking-north-or-north-east-with-a-few-houses-r1173683, accessed 08 August 2020.