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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner View on a River, with Boats and Distant Buildings 1796-7

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 40 Recto:
View on a River, with Boats and Distant Buildings 1796–7
D01198
Turner Bequest XXXVII 81
Gouache on blue laid wrapping paper prepared with a red-brown wash, 113 x 93 mm
Stamped in black ‘XXXVII – 81’ top left, upside down
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Inverted relative to the sketchbook’s foliation, the composition continues across folio 39 verso opposite (D01197; Turner Bequest XXXVII 80), under which the subject is discussed.

Andrew Wilton
September 2012

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘View on a River, with Boats and Distant Buildings 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-on-a-river-with-boats-and-distant-buildings-r1149888, accessed 25 November 2020.