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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Wingfield Manor, Derbyshire: Distant View of the Ruins from the North-West 1797

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 2 Recto:
Wingfield Manor, Derbyshire: Distant View of the Ruins from the North-West 1797
D00907
Turner Bequest XXXIV 2
Pencil on white wove paper, 210 x 270 mm
Blind-stamped with Turner Bequest monogram towards bottom right
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘2’ bottom left, descending vertically
Stamped in black ‘XXXIV 2’ bottom left, descending vertically
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Drawn with the page turned horizontally, this is a general view of Wingfield Manor looking across the lake, from near the entrance to the grounds. See note to the drawing on folio 1 recto (D00906).
Verso:
Blank; stamped in brown ink with Turner Bequest monogram.

Andrew Wilton
January 2013

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘Wingfield Manor, Derbyshire: Distant View of the Ruins from the North-West 1797 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, January 2013, 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-wingfield-manor-derbyshire-distant-view-of-the-ruins-from-r1150062, accessed 27 May 2024.