Joseph Mallord William Turner

Chepstow Castle from the North-West

1792

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Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 191 x 274 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D00130
Turner Bequest XII A

Catalogue entry

See also the drawing of Chepstow on the verso of this sheet (D40034). For the place of Chepstow in the pictures tour of the Wye that became fashionable in the 1790s see Julian Mitchell’s The Wye Tour and its Artists, the catalogue of an exhibition at Chepstow Museum in 2010.
Technical notes:
The sheet is somewhat irregular, with the bottom edge curving down noticeably towards the left.

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

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