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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Wooded Hills near Autun 1802

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 24 Recto:
Wooded Hills near Autun 1802
Turner Bequest LXXIII 24
Pencil on grey-buff laid paper, 138 x 215 mm
Inscribed by Turner in pencil ‘Pass above Autun’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘LXXIII 24’ 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 Turner’s journey, to Chalon-sur-Saône along a hilly road that led to the ridge of the Chalonnais escarpment and then down into the river plain; see also folios 21, 23 and 25 (D04413, D04415, D04417).

David Blayney Brown
June 2004

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘Wooded Hills near 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-near-autun-r1133043, accessed 14 June 2024.