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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Lochhouse Tower Seen among Trees 1801

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 175 Recto:
Lochhouse Tower Seen among Trees 1801
D03252
Turner Bequest LVI 173
Pencil on white wove paper, 184 x 114 mm
Partial watermark ‘C Wi | 17’
Inscribed by Turner in pencil ‘near Moffat’ bottom right
Blind-stamped with Turner Bequest monogram bottom right
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘173’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘LVI – 173’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This is a continuation of the drawing on folio 174 verso opposite (D03251; Turner Bequest LVI 172a).
Technical notes:
A leaf was torn out between here and folio 174 verso opposite (D03251; Turner Bequest LVI 172a), evidently by Turner and before he made the drawing that spans the two pages.

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘Lochhouse Tower Seen among Trees 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-lochhouse-tower-seen-among-trees-r1179448, accessed 01 December 2020.