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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner The Ruins of Bothwell Castle Seen beyond Trees, from the South 1801

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 170 Recto:
The Ruins of Bothwell Castle Seen beyond Trees, from the South 1801
D03242
Turner Bequest LVI 168
Pencil on white wove paper, 184 x 114 mm
Partial watermark ‘C Wi | 17’
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘168’ top left, upside down
Stamped in black ‘LVI – 168’ top left, upside down
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Inverted relative to the sketchbook’s foliation, this is a continuation of the drawing on folio 169 verso opposite (D03241; Turner Bequest LVI 167a).

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘The Ruins of Bothwell Castle Seen beyond Trees, from the South 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-bothwell-castle-seen-beyond-trees-from-the-r1179438, accessed 22 October 2021.