Joseph Mallord William Turner, Thomas GirtinAt Castella c.1794-8

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Artwork details

Artists
Thomas Girtin (1775‑1802)
Date c.1794-8
MediumWatercolour on paper
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D36508
Turner Bequest CCCLXXIV 29
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Catalogue entry

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Thomas Girtin 1775–1802
Folio 30 Recto:
At Castella c.1794–8
D36508
Turner Bequest CCCLXXIV 29
Pencil and grey and blue-grey wash on white wove paper, 150 x 210 mm mounted on white cartridge paper, 368 x 480 mm
Inscribed in pencil ‘29’ on mount, top right
Stamped in black ‘CCCLXXIV – 29’ on mount, bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This is presumably based on a drawing by John Robert Cozens (1752–1797).
Verso:
Blank (laid down); inscribed, probably by Thomas Girtin, in pencil ‘At Castella’.

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

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