Joseph Mallord William Turner

Aberystwyth Castle from the South

1798

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Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 135 x 95 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D01577
Turner Bequest XL 67 a

Catalogue entry

Inverted relative to the sketchbook’s foliation, this drawing is continued on folio 70 recto opposite (D01578; Turner Bequest XL 68). It is one of four views of Aberystwyth in this sketchbook; see also folios 24 verso–25 recto, 42 verso, 43 verso–44 recto and 58 verso–59 recto (D01500–D01501, D01531, D01533–D01534, D01558–D01559; Turner Bequest XL 22a–23, 40a, 41a–42, 56a–57).

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

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