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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Goldielands Tower 1831

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 12 Recto:
Goldielands Tower 1831
Turner Bequest CCLXIV 12
Pencil on white wove paper, 74 x 94 mm
Inscribed in red ink by John Ruskin ‘12’ top left inverted
Stamped in black ‘CCLXIV – 12’ top left inverted
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Continued from folio 11 verso (D25545) is a sketch of Goldielands Tower from near Branxholm Tower on the River Teviot about three or four miles south of Hawick. This half of the sketch shows the winding river with Borthaugh and Wiltonburn Hills to the north.

Thomas Ardill
September 2009

How to cite

Thomas Ardill, ‘Goldielands Tower 1831 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, September 2009, 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-goldielands-tower-r1133905, accessed 24 January 2022.