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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Virginia Water, with the Chinese Fishing Temple Beyond c.1827

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 84 Verso:
Virginia Water, with the Chinese Fishing Temple Beyond c.1827
D22135
Turner Bequest CCXXXVIII 82a
Pencil on white wove paper, 120 x 203 mm
Inscribed by Turner in pencil ‘TW’ below centre and ‘P[... ?R...]’ towards bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Inverted relative to the sketchbook’s foliation, the view of the wooded slopes north of Virginia Water continues across folio 85 recto opposite (D22136; Turner Bequest CCXXXVIII 83), where the Chinese Fishing Temple is seen.
For other views around Virginia Water, see under folio 73 verso (D22113; Turner Bequest CCXXXVIII 71a).

Matthew Imms
August 2013

How to cite

Matthew Imms, ‘Virginia Water, with the Chinese Fishing Temple Beyond c.1827 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, August 2013, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, September 2014, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-virginia-water-with-the-chinese-fishing-temple-beyond-r1148776, accessed 19 October 2021.