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 Trees and Houses in the Foreground 1801

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 31 Recto:
Distant View of Edinburgh Castle from the West, with Trees and Houses in the Foreground 1801
D02855
Turner Bequest LV 31
Pencil on white wove paper, 127 x 195 mm
Partial watermark ‘W E’
Blind-stamped with Turner Bequest monogram bottom right
Stamped in black ‘LV – 31’ bottom left, descending vertically
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Made with the pages turned horizontally, this is a continuation of the drawing on folio 30 verso opposite (D02854), under which the subject is discussed.

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘Distant View of Edinburgh Castle from the West, with Trees and Houses 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-trees-r1179045, accessed 19 February 2020.