after Joseph Mallord William Turner

Caerlaverock Castle


In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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After Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Line engraving on paper
Image: 81 × 143 mm
Purchased 1988

Catalogue entry

[from] Scott's ‘Poetical Works’ pub.1833–4 [T04947-T04960; T05134-T05145; complete]

Twelve line-engravings, by various engravers and in various states, comprising twelve subjects out of a total of twenty-four; various papers and sizes; some stamped with Turner studio blind stamp
Purchased (Grant-in-Aid) 1988
Prov: ...; N.W. Lott and H.J. Gerrish Ltd, from whom bt by Tate Gallery
Lit: Mordechai Omer, Turner and the Poets, exh. cat., Marble Hill House 1975; Gerald Finley, Landscapes of Memory: Turner as Illustrator to Scott, 1980; Turner in Scotland, exh. cat., Aberdeen Art Gallery 1982; Andrew Wilton, Turner in his Time, 1987; John Gage. J.M.W. Turner: 'A Wonderful Range of Mind', 1987

For details of the series see introduction to T04947-T04960. The engravers responsible for the plates in this group were: William Miller (1796–1882), Edward Goodall (1795–1870), Robert Wallis (1794–1878), James Tibbetts Willmore (1800–63) and William John Cooke (1797–1865).

T05139 Caerlaverock Castle engr. E. Goodall, pub.1833

Line-engraving 81 × 143 (3 3/16 × 5 5/8) on India paper laid on wove paper 276 × 436 (10 7/8 × 17 3/16); plate-mark 153 × 209 (6 × 8 1/4)
Engraved inscriptions: ‘J.M.W. Turner, R.A.’ below image b.l., ‘E, Goodall’ below image b.r., ‘Edinburgh, 1833, Robert Cadell, & Moon, Boys & Graves, London’ below image at bottom centre, ‘B, late Dixon’ below image b.l.
Lit: Rawlinson II 1913, no.499, first published state

Published: Vol.IV, 1833, ‘Minstrelsy of the Scottish Border’, frontispiece. Original watercolour: private collection (Wilton 1979, no.1076).

Published in:
Tate Gallery: Illustrated Catalogue of Acquisitions 1986-88, London 1996

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