Joseph Mallord William Turner

Strath Fillan, with Ben More, Ben A’an and Cruach Ardrain Beyond

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
D03047
Turner Bequest LVI 68 a

Catalogue entry

The subject in continued on folio 71 recto opposite (D03048; Turner Bequest LVI 69). The grand composition of Ben More (1174 metres) and its companion peaks attracted Turner over a number of pages; see under folio 66 verso (D03039; Turner Bequest LVI 64a).

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

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