Joseph Mallord William Turner

Eildon Hills and Melrose Vale

1831

Not on display

Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 113 x 185 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D26061
Turner Bequest CCLXVII 76 a

Catalogue entry

Continued from folio 75 (D26062; CCLXVII 77) is a view of the Eildon Hills (folio 75) and Melrose Vale from the road to the east. For another view of Melrose see folios 14 verso–15 (D25953–D25954; CCLXVII 14a–15). Turner made this sketch on his journey between Dryburgh Abbey and Melrose on 8 August 1831.

Thomas Ardill
September 2009

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