Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Barnard Castle: The Castle and Bridge looking Upstream
From North of England Sketchbook
Turner Bequest XXXIV
Medium Graphite on paper
Dimensions Support: 210 x 270 mm
Acquisition Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Turner Bequest XXXIV 30
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The subject is drawn with the page turned horizontally. Another view of the castle and bridge, taken from upstream, is on folio 30 recto (D00935; Turner Bequest XXXIV 29). See the comments there on Turner’s work in this small town with its late eleventh-century castle at a strategic crossing-point of the River Tees.
Blank; stamped in brown ink with Turner Bequest monogram.
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