Joseph Mallord William Turner

Caernarvon Castle, with the Eagle Tower, from the West

1798

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 152 x 181 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D01885
Turner Bequest XLIV I

Catalogue entry

In this sketch and Tate D01884 (Turner Bequest XLIV H), Turner circles the great structure examining it from unusual angles, and drawing with considerable care albeit on the small scale of this series of studies on pasteboard.
Verso:
Blank; blind-stamped lower left centre with Turner Bequest monogram

Andrew Wilton
March 2013

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