Joseph Mallord William TurnerBodiam Castle from the South-West near the River Rother c.1806-10

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Artist
Title
Bodiam Castle from the South-West near the River Rother
From Herstmonceux and Pevensey Sketchbook
Turner Bequest XCI
Date c.1806-10
MediumChalk and graphite on paper
Dimensionssupport: 128 x 201 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D05685
Turner Bequest XCI 68
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Catalogue entry

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 68 Recto:
Bodiam Castle from the South-West near the River Rother circa 1806–10
D05685
Turner Bequest XCI 68
Pencil and white chalk on cream wove paper, prepared with a buff wash, 128 x 201 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘68’ bottom left, descending vertically
Stamped in black ‘XCI 68’ bottom left, descending vertically
Blind-stamped with the Turner Bequest monogram, bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
For Bodiam Castle in this sketchbook see notes to folio 67 (D05684). This view is towards the south and west walls with the Postern Tower near the centre.
The leaf is stained.
Verso:
Slight sketch of Bodiam Castle.

David Blayney Brown
March 2011

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