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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Lake and Mountains c.1801

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Lake and Mountains c.1801
Turner Bequest LX E
Pencil and watercolour on white wove paper, 340 x 492 mm
Inscribed by Turner in brown ink ‘32’ towards bottom right
Stamped in black ‘LX – E’ bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
The location of this Scottish view remains unidentified.
Technical notes:
Except at the edges, the sheet is severely faded from exposure.1
As noted in Finberg 1909, I, p.161.

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘Lake and Mountains c.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-lake-and-mountains-r1179838, accessed 06 December 2021.