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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Loch Long, Morning c.1801

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Loch Long, Morning c.1801
Turner Bequest LX F
Pencil and watercolour on white wove paper, 352 x 485 mm
Inscribed by Turner in brown ink ‘20’ towards bottom right
Stamped in black ‘LX – A’ bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Compare the evening view of the same subject, Tate D03638 (Turner Bequest LX G).
Technical notes:
Except at the edges, the sheet is severely faded. Finberg note that when it was returned to the Turner Bequest holdings (then at the National Gallery) from the Victoria and Albert Museum in 1908, it had been ‘considerably injured by undue exposure to the light.’1

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

Revised by Matthew Imms
March 2015

Finberg 1909, I, p.161.

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘Loch Long, Morning c.1801 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, May 2013, revised by Matthew Imms, March 2015, 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-loch-long-morning-r1179836, accessed 06 December 2021.