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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Wooded Hills above Autun 1802

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 25 Recto:
Wooded Hills above Autun 1802
D04417
Turner Bequest LXXIII 25
Pencil on grey-buff laid paper, 138 x 215 mm
Inscribed by Turner in pencil ‘Do’ bottom right
Numbered by a later hand in pencil ‘25’ and stamped in black ‘LXXIII 25’ bottom left, descending vertically
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
For Autun see folios 20, 22 and 23 of this sketchbook (D04412, D04414, D04415). This is one of several sketches made on the next leg of his journey, to Chalon-sur-Saône; see also folios 21, 23 and 24 (D04413, D04415, D04416). Turner’s inscription, meaning ‘Ditto’, refers to the last of these which he labelled ‘Pass above Autun’.
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David Blayney Brown
June 2004

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘Wooded Hills above Autun 1802 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, June 2004, 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-wooded-hills-above-autun-r1133044, accessed 13 June 2024.