Joseph Mallord William Turner

Edinburgh Castle from the North

1834

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Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 111 x 181 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D26200
Turner Bequest CCLXVIII 54

Catalogue entry

Edinburgh Castle is shown in this sketch from Princes Street to the north. The sketch belongs to a series made on 1 October 1834, in which Turner drew the castle from different sides; see folio 63 verso (D26218) for further information.

Thomas Ardill
November 2010

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