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

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The 1795 Wales and Isle of Wight Tours and Related Works c.1795–1800

Alum Bay, Isle of Wight 1795 (from the Isle of Wight sketchbook)

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This section of the catalogue comprises the Smaller South Wales and South Wales sketchbooks (Tate; Turner Bequest XXV, XXVI) used in Somerset and then mainly in Wales in the early summer of 1795, and the Isle of Wight sketchbook (Tate; Turner Bequest XXIV), used in Wiltshire and Hampshire and on the island itself later in the same season. For discussions of the tours and some later studies made in Kent, see the introductions to the individual sketchbooks. Also included are separate Welsh and Isle of Wight watercolours derived from the two tours and other topographical works made in the years following.
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Smaller South Wales sketchbook c.1795–9
D00462–D00552, D40755–D40758
Turner Bequest XXV 1–86
South Wales sketchbook c.1795–8
D00553–D00595, D00597–D00599, D00601–D00610, D00612–D00625, D00627–D00638, D00642–D00643, D00645–D00646, D00648–D00661, D40553–D40558
Turner Bequest XXVI 1–41, 43–45, 47–56, 58–69, 71–79, 83, 85, 87–99
Isle of Wight sketchbook c.1795–1800
D00407–D00461, D41250, D41251, D41252, D41253
Turner Bequest XXIV 1–52
D00667, D00669, D00671, D00675, D00676, D00683, D00686–D00690, D00697, D00702, D00704, D00705, D00726, D00884, D00893, D00894, D40057
Turner Bequest XXIX U, XXVII F, H, J, N, O, V, XXVIII A–E, L, Q, S, T, XXXIII M, V, W
This section of the catalogue comprises the Smaller South Wales and South Wales sketchbooks (Tate; Turner Bequest XXV, XXVI) used in Somerset and then mainly in Wales in the early summer of 1795, and the Isle of Wight sketchbook (Tate; Turner Bequest XXIV), used in Wiltshire and Hampshire and on the island itself later in the same season. For discussions of the tours and some later studies made in Kent, see the introductions to the individual sketchbooks.
Also included are separate Welsh and Isle of Wight watercolours derived from the two tours and other topographical works made in the years following.

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘The 1795 Wales and Isle of Wight Tours and Related Works c.1795–1800’, April 2012, 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/the-1795-wales-and-isle-of-wight-tours-and-related-works-r1141180, accessed 25 September 2018.