Joseph Mallord William Turner

Colchester Castle

c.1824

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 115 x 118 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D18160
Turner Bequest CCIX 1 a

Catalogue entry

This loose and swiftly rendered sketch depicts Colchester Castle in the county of Essex (see Tate D18166; Turner Bequest CCIX 4a and Tate impressions T04511–T04512 produced for the England and Wales print series from a watercolour now in the Courtauld Institute Gallery).1

Alice Rylance-Watson
January 2015

1
Andrew Wilton, J.M.W. Turner: His Life and Work, Fribourg 1979, p.392 no.789.

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