Stonehenge at Daybreak

about 1811
Joseph Mallord William Turner (English, 1775–1851)


Catalogue Raisonné

related to Rawlinson 081

Dimensions

Sheet: 19.4 x 27 cm (7 5/8 x 10 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

59.795

Medium or Technique

Brush and brown wash over graphite pencil on paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

used for Liber Studiorum mezzotint (Rawlinson 81) see example M23205

Inscription

illegible word in graphite, UL and LR

Signed

not signed

Provenance

By 1878, with John Edward Taylor (b. 1830- d. 1905); July 5, 1912, posthumous Taylor sale, Christie, Manson and Woods, Lot 91. By 1929, with Ellen T. Bullard (b. 1865- d. 1959, Boston); November 1959, bequest of Ellen T. Bullard to the MFA. (Accession Date: November 12, 1959)

Credit Line

Anonymous gift