Joseph Mallord William Turner

View down Loch Tay from above Killin

1801

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Gouache and graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 341 x 487 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D03401
Turner Bequest LVIII 22

Catalogue entry

Finberg’s identification of this panoramic subject as ‘Near Stirling’1 was contradicted by Henry Crawford, who tentatively suggested that ‘it might be Loch Earn or Loch Tay.’2 It seems indeed to show Loch Tay with Ben Lawers to the left and the River Lochay in the foreground.
1
See Finberg 1909, I, p.155.
2
Crawford 1936, p.21.
Verso:
Blank

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

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