Joseph Mallord William Turner

Llandovery Castle

1798

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 229 x 332 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D01266
Turner Bequest XXXVIII 16

Catalogue entry

The subject was drawn with the page turned horizontally. Turner made a view of Llandovery in his Dynevor Castle sketchbook (Tate D01560–D01561; Turner Bequest XL 57a–58), and a large colour study or unfinished watercolour is Tate D02352 (Turner Bequest L K).
Verso:
Blank; stamped in brown ink with Turner Bequest monogram.

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

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