Joseph Mallord William Turner

Llanberis Lake and Dolbadarn Castle, with Snowdon Beyond

c.1799–1800

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Gouache, graphite and watercolour on paper
Dimensions
Support: 548 x 765 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D04176
Turner Bequest LXX Y

Catalogue entry

This is one of a series of views looking across Llanberis Lake to Dolbadarn and the slopes of Snowdon; another relatively finished sheet is Tate D04175 (Turner Bequest LXX X).
There is a pencil sketch of mountains on the verso (D41489).
Technical notes:
There are traces of a vertical central fold.

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

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