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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Gylen Castle, Kerrera from the West 1831

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 66 Recto:
Gylen Castle, Kerrera from the West 1831
D26870
Turner Bequest CCLXXIII 66
Pencil on white wove paper, 116 x 186 mm
Inscribed in blue ink by John Ruskin ‘66’ top left running vertically
Stamped in black ‘CCLXXIII 66’ top right running vertically
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Gylen Castle is seen here from the north-west across the inlet of Port a’ Chaisteil. This sketch either begins or ends a sequence of drawings that Turner made from the coast to the west: folios 63 verso–65 verso (D26865–D26869 reverse order). For further information on Turner’s sketches of Gylen Castle, see folio 73 verso (D26885).

Thomas Ardill
February 2010

How to cite

Thomas Ardill, ‘Gylen Castle, Kerrera from the West 1831 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, February 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-gylen-castle-kerrera-from-the-west-r1135227, accessed 21 May 2022.