The Fall of the Clyde, Lanarkshire - Noon

Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1802

WAG 864

About this object

This watercolour was probably based on the sketches Turner made during his 1801 tour of Scotland. It actually represents Cora Linn Falls rather than the Fall of Clyde.

Object specifics

  • Other title(s)
    The Fall of the Clyde, Lanarkshire - Noon
  • Artist(s)
    Joseph Mallord William Turner (British: English, born:probably 23 April 1775, died:19 December 1851)
  • Date
    1802
  • Materials
    Watercolour; Paper
  • Measurements
    paper: 74.5 cm x 105.8 cm
  • Physical description
    In the centre a river flows towards the right between high rocky and wooded banks. There are several bathers to the left in shadow.
  • Related people
    Agnew's Gallery (Previous owner); Robert Durning Holt (Previous owner); William Leech (Previous owner); John Miller (Previous owner); Joseph Mallord William Turner (Artist/maker)
  • Other number(s)
    WAG Inventory Number: 864
  • Credit line
    Presented to the Walker Art Gallery by R D Holt and Lawrence Holt, sons of the late Robert Durning Holt, in memory of their Father's long and happy association with the Arts Committee, in 1909
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Collection
    From the Walker Art Gallery collections

Ownership

Previous owners

  • Agnew's Gallery

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: Unknown or unrecorded
    Disposal method: Unknown or unrecorded
  • John Miller

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1881-05-05
    Disposal method: Sold at Branch and Leete in 1881
  • William Leech

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1887-05-21
    Disposal method: Sold at Christie's on 21 May 1887
  • Agnew's Gallery

    Owned from: 1887-05-21
    How acquired: Purchased from Christie's on 21 May 1887
    Owned until: Unknown or unrecorded
    Disposal method: Probably sold to Robert Durning Holt
  • Robert Durning Holt

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1906
    Disposal method: by descent to his sons
Object view = Fine Art
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