Joseph Mallord William Turner

A Ruined Castle on a Hill above a River, with a Village below It and a Church Beyond

1798

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 170 x 266 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D01441
Turner Bequest XXXIX 82 v

Catalogue entry

The relationship of castle on hill, town and church tower in this sketch corresponds to the conformation of these features at Montgomery, and it is possible that this is a view there.

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

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