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Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851

Saint Catherine's Hill, Guildford, Surrey

Former Title(s):

St. Catherine's Hill, Guildford, Surrey

Materials & Techniques:
Watercolor, graphite, scraping out and scratching out on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper mounted on thick, smooth, cream wove paper
Sheet: 11 5/8 x 17 1/2in. (29.5 x 44.5cm)

Inscribed in pen and black ink, center left: "ichardson"; scratched center: "Thomas' | Toys"; in brushed red watercolor, lower left: "TRY the RED LION | WB not better under | the SUN"; in brushed blue watercolor, lower right: "STAFFORDSHIRE WA"; inscribed in graphite, verso, on mount, upper center: "20 1/8 x 28 1/2"; in graphite, verso, center: "4"; in graphite, verso, center right: (upside down) "26 x 19"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
Drawings & Watercolors
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | castle | cathedral | dogs (animals) | fair | genre subject | hill | tents
Associated Places:
England | Europe | Guildford | Surrey | United Kingdom
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IIIF Manifest:

Turner's Modern World (Museum of Fine Arts Boston, 2022-03-27 - 2022-07-10) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Turner's Modern World (Kimbell Art Museum, 2021-10-17 - 2022-02-06) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Romantic Watercolor : Exhibition Watercolors & Technique (Yale Center for British Art, 2002-10-10 - 2003-01-05) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Turner's Watercolour Explorations - 1818 - 1838 (Tate Britain, 1997-02-25 - 1997-06-08) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Translations - Turner and Printmaking (Yale Center for British Art, 1993-09-29 - 1993-12-05) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Eric M. Lee, Translations : Turner and printmaking, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 1993, p. 23, no. 71, NJ18 .T85 L44 1993 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Andrew Wilton, The life and work of J.M.W. Turner, Academy Editions, London, 1979, p. 398, No. 837, NJ18 T85 +W577 OVERSIZE (YCBA) [YCBA]

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