J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner A Rocky Cliff 1801

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
A Rocky Cliff 1801
Turner Bequest LVIII 58
Pencil and gouache on white wove paper prepared with a grey–buff wash, 218 x 293 mm
Stamped in black ‘LVIII – 58’ bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This rocky bluff may be part of the prominent outcrop of Craigie Barns, near Dunkeld; see the 1801 Scotch Lakes sketchbook (Tate D03135–D03136; Turner Bequest LVI 113a–114).

How to cite

A Rocky Cliff 1801 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, April 2016, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-a-rocky-cliff-r1179832, accessed 20 October 2019.