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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner View of Matlock, Derbyshire 1794

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
View of Matlock, Derbyshire 1794
D00341
Turner Bequest XXI N
Pencil on white wove paper, laid down on thin buff paper, 216 x 279 mm
Stamped in black ‘XXI N’ bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This and the sheet originally attached to it may have acted as covers to a sketchbook. Compare the subject with the view of Matlock published in Samuel Middiman’s Select Views in Great Britain (engraving dated 1789).
Technical notes:
The sheet is torn and stained with dirt and oil, and laid down on thin buff paper; it was originally attached to a similar sheet, not drawn on.
Verso:
Blank; stamped in brown ink with Turner Bequest monogram.

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘View of Matlock, Derbyshire 1794 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-of-matlock-derbyshire-r1141071, accessed 19 September 2021.