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 40 Recto:
Distant View of Edinburgh Castle, Seen through Trees 1801
D02868
Turner Bequest LV 40
Pencil on white wove paper, 127 x 195 mm
Partial watermark ‘W E’
Blind-stamped with Turner Bequest monogram below right of centre
Stamped in black ‘LV – 40’ 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 39 verso opposite (D02867).
Verso:
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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-r1179058, accessed 25 February 2021.