Otmoor, near Oxford

Otmoor, near Oxford



William Turner of Oxford (1789 - 1862)
Otmoor, near Oxford

Signed lower right:
W. Turner
Watercolour over touches of pencil heightened with bodycolour and scratching out
20.9 by 37.5 cm., 8 ¼ by 14 ½ in.

With the Fine Art Society, London, 1957;
Private Collection until 2019

Otmoor is an area of wetland to the north-east of Oxford and is now a nature reserve. This may be the picture exhibited at the Society of Painters in Watercolour in 1831 as `Ottmoor, Oxfordshire - as it occasionally appeared previous to the Enclosure'.