Joseph Mallord William TurnerHerstmonceux Castle; the Gatehouse and Bridge from the Moat c.1806-10

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Artist
Title
Herstmonceux Castle; the Gatehouse and Bridge from the Moat
From Herstmonceux and Pevensey Sketchbook
Turner Bequest XCI
Date c.1806-10
MediumChalk and graphite on paper
Dimensionssupport: 128 x 201 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D05657
Turner Bequest XCI 40
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Catalogue entry

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 40 Recto:
Herstmonceux Castle; the Gatehouse and Bridge from the Moat circa 1806–10
D05657
Turner Bequest XCI 40
Pencil and white chalk on cream wove paper, prepared with a buff wash, 128 x 201 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘40’ bottom left, descending vertically
Stamped in black ‘XCI 40’ bottom left, descending vertically
Blind-stamped with the Turner Bequest monogram, bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
For Herstmonceux Castle in this sketchbook see notes to folio 39 (D05656). This is a close, side view of the gatehouse front and bridge from the moat.
Verso:
Blank

David Blayney Brown
March 2011

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