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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner ?Windsor from Richmond Hill c.1819

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 18 Recto:
?Windsor from Richmond Hill c.1819
Turner Bequest CLXIX 18
Pencil on white wove paper, 87 x 119 mm
Inscribed by Turner ‘[?Windsor]’ top centre
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘18’ bottom right (faint and smudged)
Stamped in black ‘CLXIX – 18’ bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This view, apparently inscribed ‘Windsor’ above the skyline, continues to the left across folio 17 verso opposite (D13778), the entry for which discusses the overall composition.

Matthew Imms
September 2013

How to cite

Matthew Imms, ‘?Windsor from Richmond Hill c.1819 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, September 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-windsor-from-richmond-hill-r1147502, accessed 18 January 2020.