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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner West Tanfield Bridge, Church and Marmion Tower 1816

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 17 Recto:
West Tanfield Bridge, Church and Marmion Tower 1816
D11396
Turner Bequest CXLVI 17
Pencil on white wove paper, 125 x 200 mm
Inscribed by Turner in pencil ‘Ash’, ‘20 Dentils’ (to top of Marmion Tower), ‘Dark’ (water under bridge) ‘9’ (courses of stone to bridge pier)
Inscribed by an unknown hand in blue ink ‘17’ top left, inverted, and ‘330’ bottom left, inverted
Stamped in brown ‘CXLVI 17’ bottom left, inverted
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This is the left half of a double-page spread, drawn inverted in relation to the main sequence of sketches, continued to the right on folio 16 verso (D11395) opposite; see catalogue notes for the time on the church clock, ten minutes past one, and comments on related drawings.
Verso:
Blank

David Hill
January 2009

How to cite

David Hill, ‘West Tanfield Bridge, Church and Marmion Tower 1816 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, January 2009, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, December 2013, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-west-tanfield-bridge-church-and-marmion-tower-r1143523, accessed 07 December 2021.