Thomas Stothard

Allington Castle on the River Medway, Kent

1779

View this artwork by appointment, at Tate Britain's Prints and Drawings Rooms

Artist
Thomas Stothard 1755–1834
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 105 x 215 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Purchased as part of the Oppé Collection with assistance from the National Lottery through the Heritage Lottery Fund 1996
Reference
T10083

Display caption

This is a sketch by Stothard of Allington Castle on the Medway. It is a memento of the sort of sketching expedition Blake and Stothard were on when they were accused of being French spies. They may have been arrested near this castle.

Gallery label, May 2003

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