William Turner of Oxford

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William Turner of Oxford

Loch Etive, Argyllshire, Scotland

Watercolor, over pencil, on wove paper
8 x 13 1/4 in. (204 x 337 mm)

Property of a Fellow of the Morgan Library

Item description: 

In 1838, when he was almost fifty, William Turner made his first trip to Scotland. Ruskin observed that one of his Scottish landscapes was "full of truth in its far-off Highland hills, and glowing sky, and low floating mists," very much like the present drawing.