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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner The Ruins of Blantyre Abbey Seen among Trees from across the Clyde 1801

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 167 Recto:
The Ruins of Blantyre Abbey Seen among Trees from across the Clyde 1801
D03236
Turner Bequest LVI 165
Pencil on white wove paper, 114 x 184 mm
Inscribed by Turner in pencil ‘the Abbey opposite Bothwell castle’ top right, ascending vertically
Blind-stamped with Turner Bequest monogram centre right
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘165’ top right, ascending vertically
Stamped in black ‘LVI – 165’ top right, ascending vertically
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Made with the pages turned horizontally, this is a continuation of the drawing on folio 166 verso opposite (D03235; Turner Bequest LVI 164a), under which the subject is discussed.

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘The Ruins of Blantyre Abbey Seen among Trees from across the Clyde 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-ruins-of-blantyre-abbey-seen-among-trees-from-across-the-r1179432, accessed 09 March 2021.