Joseph Mallord William Turner

Harewood Castle Seen across Fields, from the North-East

1797

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 210 x 270 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D00981
Turner Bequest XXXIV 72

Catalogue entry

The subject is drawn with the page turned horizontally. This is one of seven studies of Harewood Castle in this book; see under folio 71 recto (D00976; Turner Bequest XXXIV 67). A finished watercolour1 made for a member of the Lascelles family and still at Harewood is based on this drawing.
1
Andrew Wilton, J.M.W. Turner: His Life and Work, Fribourg 1979, p.324 no.221, reproduced.
Verso:
Blank; stamped in brown ink with Turner Bequest monogram.

Andrew Wilton
January 2013

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