Joseph Mallord William Turner

Llandovery Castle, on a Low Hill beside the River Bran

c.1798

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite and watercolour on paper
Dimensions
Support: 383 x 477 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D02352
Turner Bequest L K

Catalogue entry

As Finberg recognised,1 this slightly unfinished view is based on a drawing in the 1798 Dynevor Castle sketchbook (Tate D01560–D01561; Turner Bequest XL 57a–58).
1
See Finberg 1909, I, p.127.
Verso:
Blank; a few paint spots; not stamped.

Andrew Wilton
March 2013

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