Joseph Mallord William Turner

Stirling: The Rock, with Plain and Distant Mountains to the Left

1801

In Tate Britain

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 184 × 114 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D03223
Turner Bequest LVI 158 a

Catalogue entry

The subject is continued on folio 161 recto opposite (D03224; Turner Bequest LVI 159). The view is up to the western wall of the Castle from King’s Park, with the Trossachs in the distance, dominated by Ben Lomond. For a note on the mountain see under folio 36 verso (D02982; Turner Bequest LVI 36a), and for other views of Stirling and general comments, see under folio 150 verso (D03203; Turner Bequest LVI 148a).

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

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