Joseph Mallord William Turner

Bay and Mountain, ?Camunsunary Bay on Loch Scavaig, Skye

1831

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 201 x 125 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D26569
Turner Bequest CCLXX 67 a

Catalogue entry

This sketch of a bay with mountains has not been identified with any certainty. However, it does bear a resemblance to the sketches of Camasunary Bay on Loch Scavaig, Skye on folio 69 (D26572), suggesting that this is a possible location.

Thomas Ardill
June 2010

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