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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner St Mary's Loch from the North-East End, Selkirkshire 1834

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 29 Verso:
St Mary’s Loch from the North-East End, Selkirkshire 1834
D26151
Turner Bequest CCLXVIII 29a
Pencil on white wove paper, 111 x 181 mm
Inscribed in pencil by Turner ‘WA’ lower right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This page begins a sequence of sketches that Turner begun as he left St Mary’s Loch and began the journey east along the Yarrow Water towards Selkirk; see Edinburgh sketchbook 1834 Introduction for more information about Turner’s itinerary. It was made at the north-east end of the loch and shows the source of the Yarrow Water. Opposite in the sketchbook on folio 30 (D26152) is a sketch of the view in the opposite direction.
Further sketches of St Mary’s Loch are on folios 24–28 (D26140–D26148) and on folio 30 verso (D26153).

Thomas Ardill
January 2011

How to cite

Thomas Ardill, ‘St Mary’s Loch from the North-East End, Selkirkshire 1834 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, January 2011, 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-st-marys-loch-from-the-north-east-end-selkirkshire-r1136079, accessed 19 September 2019.