Joseph Mallord William Turner

Eildon Hills and Melrose Vale

1831

Not on display
Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 113 x 185 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D26062
Turner Bequest CCLXVII 77

Catalogue entry

Across folios 74 verso–75 (D26061–D26062; CCLXVII 76a–77) is a sketch of the Eildon Hills made by Turner on his journey between Dryburgh and Melrose on 8 August 1831. The view is from the east and shows Melrose vale on folio 74 verso.
For sketches of Dryburgh see folio 9 (D25942; CCLXVII 9), and for views of Melrose see folios 14 verso to 15 (D25953–D25954; CCLXVII 14a–15).

Thomas Ardill
September 2009

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