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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Falls of Clyde: Bonnington Linn 1834

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 11 Verso:
Falls of Clyde: Bonnington Linn 1834
D26280
Turner Bequest CCLXIX 11a
Pencil on off-white wove paper, 113 x 190 mm
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This sketch looks north across the River Clyde and the deep gorge that it flows through from the south bank at Bonnington Linn. The waterfall is at the right of the sketch with the river, flowing north, to the left. A sketch looking in the same direction, but from the gorge below, is on the reverse of this page: folio 11 (D26279). For further sketches of the Falls of Clyde see folio 1 verso (D26260).

Thomas Ardill
February 2011

How to cite

Thomas Ardill, ‘Falls of Clyde: Bonnington Linn 1834 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, February 2011, 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-falls-of-clyde-bonnington-linn-r1136210, accessed 20 October 2019.