Joseph Mallord William TurnerLinlithgow Palace 1818

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Artist
Title
Linlithgow Palace
From Edinburgh, 1818, Sketchbook
Turner Bequest CLXVI
Date 1818
MediumGraphite on paper
Dimensionssupport: 90 x 112 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D13515
Turner Bequest CLXVI 34
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Catalogue entry

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 34 Recto:
Linlithgow Palace 1818
D13515
Turner Bequest CLXVI 34
Pencil on white wove paper, 90 x 112 mm
Stamped in black ‘CLXVI 34’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
The drawing on this page is continued from folio 33 verso (D13514) and shows Linlithgow Palace and church from the east. As Finberg noted,1 this sketch related to Turner’s illustration to the Provincial Antiquities (see folio 33 verso for more information).

Thomas Ardill
December 2007

1
Finberg 1909, I, pp.482, 486, CLXVI 33a–34, 486 CLXVII 52a–54.

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