Joseph Mallord William Turner

A Castle and Church in a Village beneath High Hills

1798

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Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 174 x 125 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D01773
Turner Bequest XLII 98

Catalogue entry

Inverted relative to the sketchbook’s foliation, the drawing is continued on folio 50 recto opposite (D01774; Turner Bequest XLI 99). It is likely that this is a village near the Brecon Beacons or the Black Mountains; see the drawing of mountains on the preceding opening, folios 48 verso–49 recto (D01771–D01772; Turner Bequest XLI 96–97).

Andrew Wilton
March 2013

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