Joseph Mallord William Turner

Caerlaverock Castle

1831

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 114 x 187 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D25859
Turner Bequest CCLXVI 50

Catalogue entry

From the north this sketch shows the grand gatehouse of Caerlaverock Castle (see folio 49 verso; D25858). While the moat surrounding the castle is not apparent its embanked edges are. Above the drawing is the continuation of a sketch of distant hills from folio 49 verso.

Thomas Ardill
September 2009

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