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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Edinburgh Castle Seen in the Distance from the West, beyond Trees 1801

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 20 Verso:
Edinburgh Castle Seen in the Distance from the West, beyond Trees 1801
D02838
Turner Bequest LV 20a
Pencil on white wove paper, 127 x 195 mm
Partial watermark ‘94 | tman
Blind-stamped with Turner Bequest monogram bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Made with the page turned horizontally, this slight sketch seems to be continued on folio 21 recto opposite (D02839); compare folios 17 verso–18 recto (D02833–D02834).

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘Edinburgh Castle Seen in the Distance from the West, beyond 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-edinburgh-castle-seen-in-the-distance-from-the-west-beyond-r1179028, accessed 15 November 2019.