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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Views of the Firth of Forth ?Between Port Edgar and Blackness 1818

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 44 Recto:
Views of the Firth of Forth ?Between Port Edgar and Blackness 1818
D13535
Turner Bequest CLXVI 44
Pencil on white wove paper, 90 x 112 mm
Inscribed in pencil by Turner ‘Sea Road [...]k bottom
Stamped in black ‘CLXVI 44’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Views looking east and west along the Firth of Forth continue on this page from folio 43 verso (D13534). At the top of the page is a view looking east towards the north shore of the Forth and the island of Inchgarvie. The sketches below show the view east looking towards what is probably Blackness Castle which can just be made out at the bottom left. (For more information see 43 verso).
A small tear at the top of the page has been repaired.

Thomas Ardill
December 2007

How to cite

Thomas Ardill, ‘Views of the Firth of Forth ?Between Port Edgar and Blackness 1818 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, December 2007, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, December 2012, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-views-of-the-firth-of-forth-between-port-edgar-and-blackness-r1132080, accessed 20 September 2019.