- Museum number
- Object: Water Colours
A monument in landscape, tablet lettered with artists' names, palette and brushes above, on ornamental pedestal lettered with two further names, water lilies on the water below on the right, cliff in the right background; after JMW Turner (not in Wilton); frontispiece to 'A collection of water colour drawings in the possession of W. F.' (London: B. Bensley, 1819), being a catalogue of exhibition of Walter Fawkes's collection in London in 1819; later state, with names of 19 artists. 1819
Etching with crayon-manner, printed on thin paper
- Production date
Height: 250 millimetres (trimmed)
Width: 173 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- After Turner's drawing presented to the Royal Society of Painters in Water Colours in 1883.
- Not on display
- Associated titles
Associated Title: A collection of water colour drawings in the possession of W. F.
- Acquisition notes
- The BM purchased at the sale from the prints sold in bundles rather than in individual lots. It bought lots 47, 106, 352 and 431 in their entirely. It also made selections from lots 1,2,3,5,11,49,50,75,93,107,108,115,116,162,358. It is not easy from the register to work out which prints belonged to which lot.
- Prints and Drawings
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: 1977,u.409