Joseph Mallord William Turner

Bodiam Castle; the Moat and Barbican from the North-East

c.1806–10

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Chalk and graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 128 x 201 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D05689
Turner Bequest XCI 72

Catalogue entry

For Bodiam Castle in this sketchbook see notes to folio 67 (D05684). Here, the Barbican guarding the bridge to the castle from the north bank of the moat is seen at the centre.
The leaf is stained, and torn and repaired at the bottom left corner
Verso:
Blank, splashed with ink or grey wash

David Blayney Brown
March 2011

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