Joseph Mallord William Turner

Allington Castle: The Gateway Seen from the Courtyard

1798

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 264 x 203 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D00655
Turner Bequest XXVI 93

Catalogue entry

A watercolour based on this study is Tate D01903 (Turner Bequest XLIV a). Other views of the castle are on folios 77 verso, 84 recto and 87 recto (D00643, D00654, D00657; Turner Bequest XXVI 83v, 92, 95).
Verso:
Blank; inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘737’; inscribed in pencil ‘44’; stamped in brown ink with Turner Bequest monogram.

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

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