Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Distant View of Edinburgh, with Craigmillar Castle and Arthur’s Seat at the Right 1801
Turner Bequest LIII 91a
Pencil on white wove paper, 162 x 112 mm
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
A.J. Finberg, A Complete Inventory of the Drawings of the Turner Bequest, London 1909, vol.I, p.135 LIII 91a (as ‘View of Edinburgh from Holyrood’ c.1801).
Inverted relative to the sketchbook’s foliation, the subject is continued on folio 92 recto opposite (D02598
How to cite
Andrew Wilton, ‘Distant View of Edinburgh, with Craigmillar Castle and Arthur’s Seat at the Right 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-with-craigmillar-castle-and-r1178619, accessed 30 October 2020.