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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Edinburgh, from the Water of Leith 1818

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 64 Recto:
Edinburgh, from the Water of Leith 1818
D13694
Turner Bequest CLXVII 61
Pencil on white wove paper, 112 x 186 mm
Inscribed in blue ‘61’ top right
Stamped in black ‘CLXVII 61’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This almost blank page contains at the left the very slight continuation of a sketch on folio 63 verso (D13693; CLXVII 60a) of Edinburgh from the Water of Leith. There is another sketch of the city from another point on the river near Murrayfield on the following page (folio 66 verso; D13699; CLXVII 63a).

Thomas Ardill
March 2008

How to cite

Thomas Ardill, ‘Edinburgh, from the Water of Leith 1818 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, March 2008, 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-edinburgh-from-the-water-of-leith-r1132241, accessed 18 August 2019.