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
D25863
Turner Bequest CCLXVI 52

Catalogue entry

This sketch of Caerlaverock Castle was made from due south and looks into the castle through the destroyed southern curtain wall. The south-west Murdoch Tower of the triangular castle at the left stands alone as the south-east tower was destroyed in 1640 (see folio 51; D25861).

Thomas Ardill
September 2009

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