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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner View across the Solway Firth 1801

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 182 Recto:
View across the Solway Firth 1801
D03266
Turner Bequest LVI 180
Pencil on white wove paper, 184 x 114 mm
Partial watermark ‘C Wi | 17’
Inscribed by Turner in pencil ‘Solway Moss’ bottom right
Blind-stamped with Turner Bequest monogram bottom right
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘180’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘LVI – 180’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This is a continuation of the drawing on folio 181 verso opposite (D03265; Turner Bequest LVI 179a).

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘View across the Solway Firth 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-view-across-the-solway-firth-r1179462, accessed 14 November 2019.