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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Llyn Nantlle with Snowdon Beyond c.1799-1800

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Llyn Nantlle with Snowdon Beyond c.1799–1800
D03650
Turner Bequest LX a I
Pencil and watercolour on white wove paper, 545 x 770 mm
Blind-stamped with Turner Bequest monogram below right of centre
Watermark ‘J Whatman 1794’
Inscribed by Turner in brown ink ‘49’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘LX (a) – I’ bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This is a view that had been made famous by Richard Wilson (1713–1782), who painted two versions of the composition in the mid-1760s (Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool, and Nottingham Castle Museum and Art Gallery). Another study, taken from a viewpoint not far from this, is Tate D03649 (Turner Bequest LX a H).
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Andrew Wilton
May 2013

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘Llyn Nantlle with Snowdon Beyond c.1799–1800 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-llyn-nantlle-with-snowdon-beyond-r1180062, accessed 06 December 2020.