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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner The Pass of Killicrankie, with the Old Bridge of Garry 1801

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
The Pass of Killicrankie, with the Old Bridge of Garry 1801
D03404
Turner Bequest LVIII 25
Pencil on white wove paper prepared with a grey–buff wash, 344 x 491
Stamped in black ‘LVIII – 25’ bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
The identification of this subject is due to art historian Francina Irwin.1
1
Personal communication.
Technical notes:
The drawing is interesting in that unlike most of the ‘Scottish Pencils’ group it makes little use of tone and relies on outline and broad hatching.
Verso:
Blank

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘The Pass of Killicrankie, with the Old Bridge of Garry 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-pass-of-killicrankie-with-the-old-bridge-of-garry-r1179810, accessed 22 October 2019.