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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Ben Cruachan seen across Loch Awe from Cladich 1801

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 50 Recto:
Ben Cruachan seen across Loch Awe from Cladich 1801
D03006
Turner Bequest LVI 48
Pencil on white wove paper, 184 x 114 mm
Partial watermark ‘C Wi | 17’
Inscribed by Turner in pencil ‘[?Clardeech]’ bottom centre
Blind-stamped with Turner Bequest monogram bottom right
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘48’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘LVI – 48’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
The subject is continued on folio 49 verso opposite (D03005; Turner Bequest LVI 47a). Compare the panoramic views of Loch Awe on folios 46 verso–47 recto and 48 verso–49 recto (D02999–D03000, D03003–D03004; Turner Bequest LVI 44a–45, 46a–47). Another view of Ben Cruachan is on folio 50 verso (D03007; Turner Bequest LVI 48a).

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘Ben Cruachan seen across Loch Awe from Cladich 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-ben-cruachan-seen-across-loch-awe-from-cladich-r1179201, accessed 22 October 2021.