Joseph Mallord William Turner

Loch Dochart and Castle Dochart from the South-East

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: 184 x 114 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D03057
Turner Bequest LVI 73 a

Catalogue entry

The subject is continued on folio 76 recto opposite (D03058; Turner Bequest LVI 74). The ruins of Castle Dochart stand among trees on a small island in Loch Dochart; dating from 1590, the castle is one of many built by Colin Campbell in the Highland region of Breadalbane.

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

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