Joseph Mallord William Turner

Gylen Castle, Kerrera from the West

1831

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 116 x 186 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D26870
Turner Bequest CCLXXIII 66

Catalogue entry

Gylen Castle is seen here from the north-west across the inlet of Port a’ Chaisteil. This sketch either begins or ends a sequence of drawings that Turner made from the coast to the west: folios 63 verso–65 verso (D26865–D26869 reverse order). For further information on Turner’s sketches of Gylen Castle, see folio 73 verso (D26885).

Thomas Ardill
February 2010

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