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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Roslin Castle 1818

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 81 Recto:
Roslin Castle 1818
Turner Bequest CLXVII 73
Pencil on white wove paper, 112 x 186 mm
Inscribed in blue ink ‘73’ top right
Stamped in black ‘CLXVII 73’ bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
In this rough sketch Roslin Castle is seen from the north-west as in folio 80 verso (D13717; CLXVII 72a). While the outline of the building is quite carefully drawn there are no further architectural details and the river bank of the Esk is suggested rather than carefully recorded.

Thomas Ardill
March 2008

How to cite

Thomas Ardill, ‘Roslin Castle 1818 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, March 2008, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, December 2012, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-roslin-castle-r1132275, accessed 19 September 2021.