Joseph Mallord William Turner

Houses in Edinburgh, with the Spire of St Giles’s Cathedral

1801

View this artwork by appointment, at Tate Britain's Prints and Drawings Rooms

Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 184 x 114 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D02928
Turner Bequest LVI 2

Catalogue entry

Most of the Edinburgh views recorded on this tour are to be found in the sketchbook of that name (Tate; Tuner Bequest LV).
Verso:
Inscribed by Turner in pencil ‘high Church Edinborogh’.

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

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