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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Roslin Castle: Part of the Ruins 1801

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 41 Recto:
Roslin Castle: Part of the Ruins 1801
D02663
Turner Bequest LIV 41
Pencil on white wove paper prepared with a mauve-pink ground, 164 x 115 mm
Partial watermark ‘17 | J Wha
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘41’ top right, ascending vertically
Stamped in black ‘LIV 41’ top right, ascending vertically
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Made with the page turned vertically, 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: Part of the Ruins 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-part-of-the-ruins-r1178849, accessed 18 May 2022.