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Ben Lomond Mountains, Scotland: The Traveller - Vide Ossian's War of Caros: M.Add.17

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Ben Lomond Mountains, Scotland: The Traveller - Vide Ossian's War of Caros


Turner, Joseph Mallord William (Painter)


History note: Sir John Swinburne, Bart (d. 1860); H.A.J.Munro, of Novar (c. 1797-1864), by 1857; Munro sale, Christie's, 11 May 1867 (180), bt. White; bt. from White by Thos Agnew & Sons Ltd, 1869; sold to K.D. Hodgson, 1870; bt. from him by Agnew's, 1893, and sold the same year to James Orrock; Orrock sale, Christie's, 27 April 1895 (308), bt. in; bt. from him by Agnew's, 1901, and sold the same year to Humphrey Roberts; Roberts sale, Christie's, 21 May 1908 (102), bt. Agnew's; sold to Messrs W.B. Paterson, London, 1908

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Through Paterson's.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1925) by Anonymous


Circa 1799 - 1800 1800

School or Style


Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support: composed of canvas Frame: Depth 15 cm Height 103 cm Width 138 cm
Canvas: Height 64.1 cm Width 98.8 cm

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on canvas

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: No 1 J.M.W. Turner, R.A. / Size - 30 x 40 / The Trossachs / (owner) James Orrocke Esq. / 48 Bedford Square / London W.C.
  • Location: Verso, frame
  • Method of creation: Printed, and completed in MS
  • Label
  • Text: R.A. Exhibition of works / by Old Masters 1894 / J.M.W. Turner / The Trossachs / James Orrocke Esq / 48 Bedford Square
  • Location: Verso, frame
  • Method of creation: Printed and completed in MS
  • Label
  • Text: Thomas Agnew & Sons / Old Bond St., / London
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Label

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Identification numbers

Accession number: M.Add.17
Primary reference Number: 3996
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 20 August 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 24 March 2021

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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