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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner View Between Trees and Across Fields Towards the River Severn, with Distant Hills 1791

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 9 Recto:
View Between Trees and Across Fields Towards the River Severn, with Distant Hills 1791
D00082
Turner Bequest VI 9
Pencil on white laid paper, 185 x 263 mm
Stamped in black ‘VI 9’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Technical notes:
Some smears and blots of blue colour were probably transferred during the 1928 Tate flood.
Verso:
Blank; inscribed by Turner in pencil ‘View of Welch Coast from | Cooks Folly’ top centre; stamped in black ink with Turner Bequest monogram bottom centre.

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘View Between Trees and Across Fields Towards the River Severn, with Distant Hills 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-view-between-trees-and-across-fields-towards-the-river-r1140132, accessed 17 October 2021.