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

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Joseph Mallord William Turner Inveraray Castle and Duniquoich Hill from across Loch Shira, Loch Fyne 1801

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Inveraray Castle and Duniquoich Hill from across Loch Shira, Loch Fyne 1801
D03388
Turner Bequest LVIII 9
Pencil and gouache on white wove paper prepared with a grey–buff wash, 332 x 486 mm
Blind–stamped with Turner Bequest monogram bottom right
Stamped in black ‘LVIII – 9’ bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
There is a pencil sketch of this subject in the 1801 Scotch Lakes sketchbook (Tate D02993–D02994; Turner Bequest LVI 40a–41), and a watercolour study is Tate D03632 (Turner Bequest LX A), as Finberg noted.1
1
See Finberg 1909, I, p.154.
Technical notes:
The brown smears in the lower part of this drawing may have been made with ‘tobacco water’ (see the Introduction to the ‘Scottish Pencils’), and one of them seems to have been made intentionally, though the others appear random.
Verso:
Blank

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘Inveraray Castle and Duniquoich Hill from across Loch Shira, Loch Fyne 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-inveraray-castle-and-duniquoich-hill-from-across-loch-shira-r1179785, accessed 05 December 2021.