Joseph Mallord William Turner

Conwy Castle Seen from the North-East, with Mountains Beyond

1799

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 79 x 130 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D02148
Turner Bequest XLVI 104 a

Catalogue entry

Made with the page turned horizontally, this is a slightly more developed statement of the view noted on folio 99 verso (D02141), and like that sketch probably taken from the ferry across the Conwy estuary. Compare the drawings on folios 107 verso and 108 recto (D02154D02155).

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

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