Joseph Mallord William Turner

Bothwell Castle Rising above Woods, from the North-West

1801

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 114 x 184 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D03239
Turner Bequest LVI 166 a

Catalogue entry

Drawn with the pages turned horizontally, the subject is continued on folio 169 recto opposite (D03240; Turner Bequest LVI 167). This is one of three drawings of the castle in this sketchbook; see also folios 165 verso–166 recto and 169 verso–170 recto (D03233–D03234, D03241–D03242; Turner Bequest LVI 163a–164, 167a–168).

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

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