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 I
Pencil and watercolour on white wove paper, 281 x 435 mm
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Finberg suggested that the scene was Scottish, but the sheet bears resemblances to Turner’s watercolours of Welsh subjects about 1798–9.

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-r1179842, accessed 28 January 2022.