Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 57 Recto:
?Lympne Castle circa 1816–19
Pencil on white wove paper, 155 x 80 mm, irregular
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
A.J. Finberg, A Complete Inventory of the Drawings of the Turner Bequest, London 1909, vol.I, p.403, under CXL 50a as ‘An unnumbered page, partly torn:– Distant castle on hill’.
This slight sketch, perhaps of Lympne Castle, is on the remaining part of a torn leaf which was not numbered by John Ruskin or Finberg. For Lympne Castle and St Stephen’s Church in this sketchbook see note to folio 53 verso (D10501; Turner Bequest CXL 47a).
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