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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Unterseen 1802

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 18 Recto:
Unterseen 1802
Turner Bequest LXXVI 18
Pencil on white laid paper, 156 x 201 mm
Inscribed by Turner in pencil ‘Unterseen’ bottom right
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘18’ bottom right, descending vertically
Stamped in black ‘LXXVI 18’ bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This is one of a number of sketches in this book made during Turner’s passage by boat from Thun to Unterseen. For the journey see folio 1 (D04694).

David Blayney Brown
March 2004

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘Unterseen 1802 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, March 2004, 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-unterseen-r1133148, accessed 24 January 2021.