Joseph Mallord William Turner

Distant View of Edinburgh and Arthur’s Seat from the Dean, with a Ruined Tower in the Foreground

1801

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 195 x 127 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D02880
Turner Bequest LV 48 a

Catalogue entry

The subject is continued on folio 49 recto opposite (D02881). The tower seen here is apparently the same structure as that shown from a closer viewpoint on folios 49 verso–50 recto (D02882–D02883).

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

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