Sublime Sites

Explorations in the footsteps of Turner, Cotman and Ruskin with Professor David Hill

A Twopeny Portfolio: #18 A Mountain seen over a Loch, with travellers on the road, Scotland.

This article considers the eighteenth work of twenty-five bought at Anderson & Garland Ltd, Newcastle upon Tyne, 21 March 2017, lot 46 as Various Artists (British 19th Century) Sundry drawings … Continue reading

March 12, 2020 · Leave a comment

Turner and Scotland #2: Loch Lomond from Colonel Lascelles’ monument, 1801

This article returns to a subject briefly visited in an article of 10 April 2016 in which I discussed a Turner watercolour of Ben Arthur from near Arrochar. I had … Continue reading

May 12, 2018 · 1 Comment

Turner and Scotland #1: Ben Arthur from near Ardgartan

Not all my Turnering goes according to plan. This is an interim report on a new identification for a watercolour at the British Museum. Currently called ‘Mountain study, a view … Continue reading

April 10, 2016 · Leave a comment