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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Wearmouth Bridge, Sunderland, from Downstream 1817

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 2 Verso:
Wearmouth Bridge, Sunderland, from Downstream 1817
D12320
Turner Bequest CLVII 2v
Pencil on white wove paper, 116 x 185 mm
Part watermark ‘J Wh | 18’
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This continuation of the main view of the bridge on folio 3 recto opposite (D12321) is not mentioned in Finberg’s Turner Bequest Inventory.1 The building on the skyline is the toll house which was situated on the southern approach to the bridge.

Matthew Imms
February 2010

1
See A.J. Finberg, A Complete Inventory of the Drawings of the Turner Bequest, London 1909, vol.I, p.449.

How to cite

Matthew Imms, ‘Wearmouth Bridge, Sunderland, from Downstream 1817 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, February 2010, 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-wearmouth-bridge-sunderland-from-downstream-r1139317, accessed 28 November 2020.