Joseph Mallord William Turner

Yarrow Water, 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
D26157
Turner Bequest CCLXVIII 32 a

Catalogue entry

This slight and rapid sketch probably depicts the Yarrow Water near the village of Yarrow in Selkirkshire. It is one of several sketches that Turner made on his journey between St Mary’s Loch and Selkirk: folios 29 verso–40 (D26151–D26172).

Thomas Ardill
January 2011

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