Joseph Mallord William TurnerDistant View of Carisbrooke Castle, Isle of Wight 1795

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Artist
Title
Distant View of Carisbrooke Castle, Isle of Wight
From Isle of Wight Sketchbook
Turner Bequest XXIV
Date 1795
MediumGraphite on paper
Dimensionssupport: 204 x 264 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D00431
Turner Bequest XXIV 24
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Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 24 Recto:
Distant View of Carisbrooke Castle, Isle of Wight 1795
D00431
Turner Bequest XXIV 24
Pencil on white wove paper, 204 x 264 mm
Inscribed by Turner in pencil ‘[?corn]’ top right
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘24’ bottom left, descending vertically (now very faint)
Stamped in black ‘XXIV 24’ bottom left, descending vertically
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
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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