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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Looking towards Ben Lomond from Luss 1801

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 38 Recto:
Looking towards Ben Lomond from Luss 1801
D41242
Turner Bequest LVI 38
Pencil on white wove paper, 184 x 114 mm
Inscribed by Turner in pencil ‘Benlowman from Luss’ bottom right
Blind-stamped with Turner Bequest monogram bottom right
Inscribed in red ink ‘38’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘LVI – 38’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This is a continuation of the drawing on folio 37 verso opposite (D02984). Compare the sheet inscribed ‘Voreppe’, formerly thought to belong to the first Continental tour but now identified as a view on Loch Lomond (Tate D04894; Turner Bequest LXXX A).

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘Looking 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-towards-ben-lomond-from-luss-r1179178, accessed 26 January 2022.