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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner The Rocky Slopes of a Mountain (?Ben Arthur) 1801

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
The Rocky Slopes of a Mountain (?Ben Arthur) 1801
D03384
Turner Bequest LVIII 5
Pencil and gouache on white wove paper prepared with a grey–buff wash, 291 x 433 mm
Blind–stamped with Turner Bequest monogram bottom right
Stamped in black ‘LVIII – 5’ bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
As Finberg noted,1 a slight sketch of the subject is in the 1801 Tummel Bridge sketchbook (Tate D03302–D03303; Turner Bequest LVII 13a–14).
1
See Finberg 1909, I, p,154.
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Andrew Wilton
May 2013

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘The Rocky Slopes of a Mountain (?Ben Arthur) 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-rocky-slopes-of-a-mountain-ben-arthur-r1179782, accessed 10 December 2019.