Joseph Mallord William Turner

Sketches of Inveraray and Loch Fyne


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Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Graphite on paper
Support: 201 × 125 mm
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Turner Bequest CCLXX 20

Catalogue entry

This page was used as a double-page spread with folio 19 verso (D26473) for six sketches of Inveraray on Loch Fyne from the north. At the top is the continuation of a view of Inveraray from the north-east along Loch Fyne. Beneath is a view north from near Loch Shira past Garron Bridge to Dubh Loch, and just beneath the bridge there is another depiction of the structure from the south, as part of a view of Duniquoich Hill on folio 19 verso. Third down is the continuation of a sketch of Inveraray and the castle from the north, and at the bottom of the page is another sketch of Inveraray Castle as seen from Garron Bridge. For a fuller explanation of the sketches, more information about Turner’s visit to Loch Fyne in 1831 and references to his other sketches of it, see folio 19 verso.

Thomas Ardill
October 2009

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