Joseph Mallord William Turner

Lewes Castle and Town from the West

c.1806–10

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Medium
Chalk and graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 128 x 201 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D05649
Turner Bequest XCI 32

Catalogue entry

The identification of Lewes is correctly given by Edward Croft-Murray in pencil annotations to a copy of Finberg now in Tate’s Library. The view looks east towards the castle, from a spot near what is now Bradford Road. For Lewes in this sketchbook see note to folio 31 (D05648).
Verso:
Blank, with a splash of ink or grey wash

David Blayney Brown
March 2011

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