Joseph Mallord William Turner

Distant View of Carisbrooke Castle, Isle of Wight

1795

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 204 x 264 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D00431
Turner Bequest XXIV 24

Catalogue entry

Two further views of Carisbrooke Castle are on folios 25 recto and 26 recto (D00432, D00433; Turner Bequest XXIV 25, 25a). See also folio 45 recto (D00452; Turner Bequest XXIV 44), where the castle is visible in the background of a view of Newport.
The drawing was made with the page turned horizontally.
Verso:
Blank; stamped in brown ink with Turner Bequest monogram.

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

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