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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Looking across Loch Lomond towards Ben Lomond from Luss 1801

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 36 Verso:
Looking across Loch Lomond towards Ben Lomond from Luss 1801
D02982
Turner Bequest LVI 36a
Pencil on white wove paper, 184 x 114 mm
Partial watermark ‘C Wi | 17’
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
The subject is continued on folio 37 recto opposite (D02983). Luss is a village on the western shore of Loch Lomond; it is likely that Turner spent a night there. Ben Lomond (974 metres) overlooks the loch from its northern end. Another view is on folios 37 verso–38 recto (D02984, D41242); two watercolour views of the mountain are on folios 38 verso (D41243) and 39 recto (D41244; Turner Bequest LVI 38a).

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘Looking across Loch Lomond towards Ben Lomond from Luss 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-looking-across-loch-lomond-towards-ben-lomond-from-luss-r1179175, accessed 22 October 2019.