Joseph Mallord William Turner

Looking over Mountains to a Ruined Castle, with the Sea Beyond

1798

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 170 x 266 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D01374
Turner Bequest XXXIX 19

Catalogue entry

The castle that is just visible over the ridge is perhaps Harlech. The drawing was made with the page turned horizontally.
Verso:
Blank; stamped in brown ink with Turner Bequest monogram.

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

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