Joseph Mallord William TurnerBodiam Castle; the North-West Tower and Barbican c.1806-10

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Artist
Title
Bodiam Castle; the North-West Tower and Barbican
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
D05687
Turner Bequest XCI 70
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Catalogue entry

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 70 Recto:
Bodiam Castle; the North-West Tower and Barbican circa 1806–10
D05687
Turner Bequest XCI 70
Pencil and white chalk on cream wove paper, prepared with a buff wash, 128 x 201 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘70’ bottom left, descending vertically
Stamped in black ‘XCI 70’ 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 is the north-west tower with the bridge from the north bank of the moat to the castle via the Barbican on the left.
The leaf is stained.
Verso:
Blank

David Blayney Brown
March 2011

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