Joseph Mallord William Turner

Edinburgh with the Castle, from the West

1801

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Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 195 x 127 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D02893
Turner Bequest LV 56 a

Catalogue entry

The subject is continued on folio 57 recto opposite (D02894). This is a rapid sketch; Turner seems not to have troubled to render the outline of the castle, which is partly obliterated.

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

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