Joseph Mallord William Turner

Kilchurn Castle and Ben Cruachan from the South-East

1801

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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
D03026
Turner Bequest LVI 58

Catalogue entry

This is a continuation of the drawing on folio 59 verso opposite (D03025; Turner Bequest LVI 57a). A more finished drawing of the same subject is the ‘Scottish Pencil’, Tate D03395 (Turner Bequest LVIII 16); a related watercolour is untraced.1 For Kilchurn Castle see under folio 53 recto (D03012; Turner Bequest LVI 51).
See also folios 60 verso–61 recto and 61 verso–62 recto (D03027–D03030; Turner Bequest LVI 58a–59, 59a–60).

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

1
Andrew Wilton, J.M.W. Turner: His Life and Work, Fribourg 1979, p.339 no.345.

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