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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner ?Glencoe 1831

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 17 Recto:
?Glencoe 1831
Turner Bequest CCLXXIII 17
Pencil on white wove paper, 186 x 116 mm
Inscribed in blue ink by John Ruskin ‘17’ top right
Stamped in black ‘CCLXXIII 17’ bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Although this sketch has not been firmly identified it is likely to be of Glencoe, as it comes between other views of the glen in the sketchbook. See folio 2 (D26750) for further references.

Thomas Ardill
April 2010

How to cite

Thomas Ardill, ‘?Glencoe 1831 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, April 2010, 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-glencoe-r1135132, accessed 18 May 2022.