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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Distant View of Edinburgh Castle from the West, with the Water of Leith in the Foreground 1801

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 42 Recto:
Distant View of Edinburgh Castle from the West, with the Water of Leith in the Foreground 1801
D02871
Turner Bequest LV 42
Pencil on white wove paper, 195 x 127 mm
Partial watermark ‘lgar
Blind-stamped with Turner Bequest monogram bottom right
Stamped in black ‘LV – 42’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This is a continuation of the drawing on folio 41 verso opposite (D02870).
Verso:
Blank; slight pencil marks.

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘Distant View of Edinburgh Castle from the West, with the Water of Leith in the Foreground 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-distant-view-of-edinburgh-castle-from-the-west-with-the-r1179061, accessed 22 January 2020.