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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Distant View of Edinburgh Castle, Seen through Trees 1801

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 39 Verso:
Distant View of Edinburgh Castle, Seen through Trees 1801
D02867
Turner Bequest LV 39a
Pencil on white wove paper, 127 x 195 mm
Partial watermark ‘W E’
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Made with the pages turned horizontally, this slight sketch is continued on folio 40 recto opposite (D02868).

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘Distant View of Edinburgh Castle, Seen through Trees 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-seen-through-trees-r1179057, accessed 23 April 2021.