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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Roslin Castle from the East, Seen from Below 1801

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 40 Recto:
Roslin Castle from the East, Seen from Below 1801
D02661
Turner Bequest LIV 40
Pencil on white wove paper prepared with a mauve-pink ground, 115 x 164 mm
Partial watermark ‘94 | tman
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘40’ top left, upside down
Stamped in black ‘LIV 40’ top left, upside down
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Inverted relative to the sketchbook’s foliation, this is one of a long sequence of views at Roslin between folios 39 verso and 49 verso (D02660–D02679).

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘Roslin Castle from the East, Seen from Below 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-roslin-castle-from-the-east-seen-from-below-r1178847, accessed 17 October 2019.