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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner East Loch Tarbert from the North; and a Hilly Landscape 1831

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 33 Verso:
East Loch Tarbert from the North; and a Hilly Landscape 1831
D26501
Turner Bequest CCLXX 33a
Pencil on white wove paper, 125 x 201 mm
Inscribed in pencil by Turner ‘E Tarbet’ top right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
The sketch at the top of the page, inscribed ‘E Tarbet’, shows a view of East Loch Tarbert and Kintyre from a hill to the north of the town. From this vantage point we look down on the town at the right of the page, with the ruins of Tarbert Castle on a hillside to the left. To the left of that East Loch Tarbert opens up into Loch Fyne. (For further sketches of East Tarbert, see folio 88 verso; D26610).
The mountainous landscape drawn at the bottom of the page with the sketchbook inverted has not been identified.

Thomas Ardill
December 2009

How to cite

Thomas Ardill, ‘East Loch Tarbert from the North; and a Hilly Landscape 1831 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, December 2009, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, December 2012, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-east-loch-tarbert-from-the-north-and-a-hilly-landscape-r1134935, accessed 20 September 2019.