Joseph Mallord William Turner

Lake Llanberis with Dolbadarn Castle

1799

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 79 x 130 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D02139
Turner Bequest XLVI 98 a

Catalogue entry

The view, drawn with the page turned horizontally, is taken from Llyn Padarn, close to Dolbadarn Castle which appears on the extreme right, looking towards Llyn Peris and the bottom of the Pass of Llanberis. Other views of Dolbadarn Castle in are on folios 21 recto, 38 verso–39 recto, 41 recto and 44 recto (D02026, D02049–D02050, D02054, D02060).

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

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