Joseph Mallord William Turner

The Sound and Island of Kerrera from Gallanach

1831

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 116 x 186 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D26892
Turner Bequest CCLXXIII 77

Catalogue entry

The Sound and island of Kerrera are seen in this sketch from Gallanach Bay, two miles south of Oban with the Gallanach Cliffs in the foreground.1 The sketch belongs to a series of views that Turner made of Gallanach, the Sound of Kerrera, the island of Kerrera, Dunollie Castle and Carding Mill from around this location (folios 76 verso–79; D26891–D26896).

Thomas Ardill
February 2010

1
Identified by Wallace-Hadrill and Carolan 1991, p.29.

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