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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner A Small Boat Drawn Up in a Wooded Bay, with Mountains Beyond: ?Loch Lomond at Inveruglas 1801

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 4 Verso:
A Small Boat Drawn Up in a Wooded Bay, with Mountains Beyond: ?Loch Lomond at Inveruglas 1801
D03284
Turner Bequest LVII 4a
Pencil on white cartridge paper prepared with a grey–buff ground, 149 x 118 mm
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
The subject is continued on folio 5 recto opposite (D03285). As Finberg noted,1 a ‘Scottish Pencil’ drawing of this view is Tate D03426 (Turner Bequest LVIII 47), which he identified as showing Loch Long.
This drawing is the first of a series of studies of peaks and passes in the ‘Arrochar Alps’, the range of mountains between the head of Loch Long and Loch Fyne; they are to be found on folios 5verso–6 recto, 6 verso–7 recto, 7 verso, 8 recto, 8 verso–9 recto, 9 verso, 10 recto, 10 verso–11 recto, 11 verso, 12 recto, 12 verso–13 recto and 13 verso–14 recto (D03286–D03303).

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

1
See Finberg 1909, I, p.151.

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘A Small Boat Drawn Up in a Wooded Bay, with Mountains Beyond: ?Loch Lomond at Inveruglas 1801 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, May 2013, 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-small-boat-drawn-up-in-a-wooded-bay-with-mountains-beyond-r1179482, accessed 29 February 2020.