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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner ?Uttoxeter: Houses on the Steep Banks of the River Dove 1808

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 9 Recto:
?Uttoxeter: Houses on the Steep Banks of the River Dove 1808
D07143
Turner Bequest CVI 9
Pencil on white wove paper, 108 x 185 mm
Inscribed ?by John Ruskin in blue ink ‘303’ bottom right and ‘9’ top right
Stamped in black ‘CVI 9’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This view of buildings overhanging a wooded river has never been unidentified, but might be at Uttoxeter on the River Dove; this could have been directly on Turner’s route from Burton-on-Trent (drawn on folio 14, D07149) to Dovedale on his way to Knutsford and Tabley; see Introduction to the sketchbook.
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David Blayney Brown
June 2010

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘?Uttoxeter: Houses on the Steep Banks of the River Dove 1808 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, June 2010, 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-uttoxeter-houses-on-the-steep-banks-of-the-river-dove-r1129569, accessed 30 October 2020.