Joseph Mallord William Turner

Ben A’an From Across Loch Katrine

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: 125 x 201 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D26521
Turner Bequest CCLXX 43 a

Catalogue entry

This view of Ben A’an and the northern shore of Loch Katrine with Ellen’s Island (Eilean Molach) and the promontory of Am Priosan from across the loch is one of five similar studies in the Stirling and West sketchbook (folios 42 verso–44 verso; D26519–D26525). For more information about Turner’s visit to and sketches of Loch Katrine see folio 47 (D26528).

Thomas Ardill
October 2009

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