Joseph Mallord William Turner

Tantallon Castle and the Bass Rock, Seen from the West

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: 115 × 162 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D02699
Turner Bequest LIV 59 a

Catalogue entry

Inverted relative to the sketchbook’s foliation, the subject is continued on folio 60 recto opposite (D02700). This is the last of a series of views of Tantallon beginning on folio 56 verso (D02693).

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

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