Joseph Mallord William Turner

Tarbert Castle at, East Tarbert, Kintyre


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Graphite on paper
Support: 201 x 125 mm
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Turner Bequest CCLXX 89

Catalogue entry

This page contains the continuation from folio 88 verso (D26610) of two sketches of East Tarbert, Kintyre. At the top of the page is the continuation of a sketch of East Loch Tarbert from just south of the loch’s mountain. This half of the sketch shows the northern mouth of the loch, and is inscribed ‘Loch Tarbert’. At the bottom of the page is the continuation of a sketch of the town from the quay, this half showing the hills to the west of the town.
For references to all of Turner’s sketches of East Tarbert see folio 88 verso.

Thomas Ardill
December 2009

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