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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Yarrow Water, Selkirkshire 1834

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 32 Verso:
Yarrow Water, Selkirkshire 1834
Turner Bequest CCLXVIII 32a
Pencil on white wove paper, 111 x 181 mm
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This slight and rapid sketch probably depicts the Yarrow Water near the village of Yarrow in Selkirkshire. It is one of several sketches that Turner made on his journey between St Mary’s Loch and Selkirk: folios 29 verso–40 (D26151–D26172).

Thomas Ardill
January 2011

How to cite

Thomas Ardill, ‘Yarrow Water, Selkirkshire 1834 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, January 2011, 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-yarrow-water-selkirkshire-r1136085, accessed 22 October 2019.