after Joseph Mallord William Turner

Hermitage Castle


In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

View by appointment
After Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Line engraving on paper
Image: 110 × 90 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).

T05140 Hermitage Castle engr. R. Wallis, pub.1833

Line-engraving, vignette, approx. 106 × 90 (4 3/16 × 3 9/16) on India paper laid on wove paper 437 × 290 (17 3/16 × 11 7/16); plate-mark 209 × 151 (8 1/4 × 5 15/16)
Engraved inscriptions: ‘J.M.W. Turner. R A,’ below image b.l., ‘R. Wallis.’ below image b.r., ‘Edinburgh, Published 1833, by Robert Cadell and Moon Boys & Graves London’ below image at bottom centre
Lit: As for T04949

For publication details and original watercolour see T04949.

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


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