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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner The Bridge over the River Tay at Kenmore, Seen through Trees 1801

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 98 Verso:
The Bridge over the River Tay at Kenmore, Seen through Trees 1801
D03102
Turner Bequest LVI 96a
Pencil on white wove paper, 184 x 114 mm
Partial watermark ‘mott | 97’
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
The subject is continued on folio 99 recto opposite (D03103; Turner Bequest LVI 97). The trees in the park at Taymouth Castle, Kenmore, were famous, and Turner broke his habit in this sketchbook of making hasty records of general views to make studies of several specimens in some detail, between here and folio 104 recto (D03102–D03113; Turner Bequest LVI 96a–102).

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘The Bridge over the River Tay at Kenmore, Seen through Trees 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-the-bridge-over-the-river-tay-at-kenmore-seen-through-trees-r1179297, accessed 16 January 2021.