Joseph Mallord William Turner

Castle Ruins

c.1810–16

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 181 x 228 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D10296
Turner Bequest CXXXVII 59 a

Catalogue entry

Drawn with the sketchbook inverted, this is one of several views a medieval ruins thought by Finberg to belong to Pevensey Castle; see also folios 63 verso and 64 verso (D10298, D10300; Turner Bequest CXXXVII 60a, 61a). However, this does not seem certain.

David Blayney Brown
March 2011

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