Joseph Mallord William Turner

St Mary’s Loch, Selkirkshire

1834

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 111 x 181 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D26143
Turner Bequest CCLXVIII 25 a

Catalogue entry

One of a series of similar views of St Mary’s Loch in Selkirkshire, this sketch shows the view south along the bay near Cappercleuch where the Megget Water flows into the loch. For further information on this view and the context of Turner’s visit to St Mary’s Loch see folio 24 (D26140). There are further views of St Mary’s Loch on folios 24–28 (D26140–D26148).

Thomas Ardill
January 2011

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