Joseph Mallord William TurnerDover Castle c.1816-19

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Artist
Title
Dover Castle
Date c.1816-19
MediumGraphite on paper
Dimensionssupport: 155 x 95 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D10468
Turner Bequest CXL 31
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Catalogue entry

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 34 Recto:
Dover Castle circa 1816–19
D10468
Turner Bequest CXL 31
Pencil on white wove paper, 155 x 95 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in blue ink ‘31’ bottom right, descending vertically
Stamped in black ‘CXL 31’ bottom left, descending vertically
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This is certainly Dover Castle; see also folio 28 of this sketchbook (D10456; Turner Bequest CXL 25).

David Blayney Brown
July 2011

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