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The Garden: An Illustration to Thomas Moore's "The Epicurean"

Joseph Mallord William Turner

English, 1775–1851

The Garden: An Illustration to Thomas Moore's "The Epicurean"

c. 1837–39

Medium Watercolor over graphite, with scraping, on cream wove paper
Dimensions Sheet: 7 3/8 x 5 7/8 in. (18.7 x 14.9 cm)
Object Number 2007.8.118
Acquisition Gift of the Manton Art Foundation in memory of Sir Edwin and Lady Manton, 2007
Status Off View

Image Caption

Joseph Mallord William Turner, The Garden: An Illustration to Thomas Moore's "The Epicurean", c. 1837–39, Watercolor over graphite, with scraping, on cream wove paper. Gift of the Manton Art Foundation in memory of Sir Edwin and Lady Manton, 2007. The Clark Art Institute, 2007.8.118.

Bibliography

Clarke, Jay, ed. Landscape, Innovation, and Nostalgia: The Manton Collection of British Art. Williamstown, MA: The Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, 2012.

Provenance

Hugh Andrew Johnstone Munro of Novar, sale, Christie’s, 2 June 1877, no. 25 or 125, sold to Agnew’s; [Thomas Agnew and Sons, Ltd., London]; Mrs. Prater, sale, Christie’s, London, 9 Apr. 1880, no. 95, sold to White; White (in 1880); Major U. P. Misa (in 1919); J. R. Smith (in 1921); Lord Derby (in 1926); [Thomas Agnew and Sons, Ltd., London, sold to Manton, Nov. 2003]; Sir Edwin A. G. Manton, New York (2003–d. 2005); Manton Family Art Foundation (2005–2007, given to the Clark); Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, 2007.

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