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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Edinburgh with the Castle, from the West 1801

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 56 Verso:
Edinburgh with the Castle, from the West 1801
D02893
Turner Bequest LV 56a
Pencil on white wove paper, 195 x 127 mm
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
The subject is continued on folio 57 recto opposite (D02894). This is a rapid sketch; Turner seems not to have troubled to render the outline of the castle, which is partly obliterated.

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘Edinburgh with the Castle, from the West 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-with-the-castle-from-the-west-r1179083, accessed 19 May 2022.