after Joseph Mallord William Turner

Lochmabon Castle

1834

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Artist
After Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Line engraving on paper
Dimensions
Image: 110 x 94 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Purchased 1988
Reference
T05138

Catalogue entry

[from] Scott's ‘Poetical Works’ pub.1833–4 [T04947-T04960; T05134-T05145; complete]


Twelve line-engravings, by various engravers and in various states, comprising twelve subjects out of a total of twenty-four; various papers and sizes; some stamped with Turner studio blind stamp
Purchased (Grant-in-Aid) 1988
Prov: ...; N.W. Lott and H.J. Gerrish Ltd, from whom bt by Tate Gallery
Lit: Mordechai Omer, Turner and the Poets, exh. cat., Marble Hill House 1975; Gerald Finley, Landscapes of Memory: Turner as Illustrator to Scott, 1980; Turner in Scotland, exh. cat., Aberdeen Art Gallery 1982; Andrew Wilton, Turner in his Time, 1987; John Gage. J.M.W. Turner: 'A Wonderful Range of Mind', 1987

For details of the series see introduction to T04947-T04960. The engravers responsible for the plates in this group were: William Miller (1796–1882), Edward Goodall (1795–1870), Robert Wallis (1794–1878), James Tibbetts Willmore (1800–63) and William John Cooke (1797–1865).


T05138 Lochmaben Castle engr. J.T. Willmore, pub. 1833

Line-engraving, vignette, approx. 112 × 92 (4 3/8 × 3 5/8) on India paper laid on wove paper 436 × 299 (17 3/16 × 11 3/4); plate-mark 209 × 152 (8 1/4 × 6)
Inscribed: see below. Engraved inscriptions: ‘J M.W Turner, R.A.’ below image b.l., ‘J.T. Willmore,’ below image b.r., ‘Edinburgh, 1833, Robert Cadell & Moon, Boys, & Graves, London,’ below image at bottom centre, ‘B. late Dixon.’ below image lower left; Turner studio blind stamp bottom centre of image
Prov: As for T05134
Lit: Rawlinson II 1913, no.498, first published state

Published: Vol.III, 1833, ‘Minstrelsy of the Scottish Border’, title-page vignette. Original watercolour: private collection (Wilton 1979, no.1075). Inscribed in pencil in an unidentified hand at bottom left, ‘J.M, [? Puenny]’, perhaps the name of a collector, although no record has been found of one with this or a similar name.

Published in:
Tate Gallery: Illustrated Catalogue of Acquisitions 1986-88, London 1996

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