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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Hermitage Bridge on the River Bran, with Ossian's Hall, Dunkeld 1801

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 137 Recto:
Hermitage Bridge on the River Bran, with Ossian’s Hall, Dunkeld 1801
D03176
Turner Bequest LVI 135
Pencil on white wove paper, 114 x 184 mm
Partial watermark ‘mott | 97’
Inscribed by Turner in pencil ‘near Dunkeld’ bottom right
Blind-stamped with Turner Bequest monogram bottom centre
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘135’ bottom left, descending vertically
Stamped in black ‘LVI – 135’ bottom left, descending vertically
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Made with the pages turned horizontally, this is a continuation of the drawing on folio 136 verso opposite (D03175; Turner Bequest LVI 134a), under which the subject is discussed.

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘Hermitage Bridge on the River Bran, with Ossian’s Hall, Dunkeld 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-hermitage-bridge-on-the-river-bran-with-ossians-hall-dunkeld-r1179372, accessed 10 December 2019.