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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner View from Blackheath with St Paul's Cathedral in the Distance 1796-7

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 3 Recto:
View from Blackheath with St Paul’s Cathedral in the Distance 1796–7
D01122
Turner Bequest XXXVII 5
Watercolour and white chalk on blue laid wrapping paper prepared with a red-brown wash, 113 x 93 mm
Stamped in black ‘XXXVII – 5’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
The composition continues across folio 2 verso opposite (D01121; Turner Bequest XXXVII 4), under which the subject is discussed.

Andrew Wilton
September 2012

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘View from Blackheath with St Paul’s Cathedral in the Distance 1796–7 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, September 2012, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, November 2014, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-view-from-blackheath-with-st-pauls-cathedral-in-the-distance-r1149814, accessed 30 November 2020.