Joseph Mallord William Turner

Morlais Castle, with a Road and River in a Gorge in the Foreground

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: 289 x 455 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D01634
Turner Bequest XLI 6

Catalogue entry

This is one of two studies in this book made at Morlais, just north of Merthyr Tydfil. The other is D01633 (Turner Bequest XLI 5).
Technical notes:
The paper is slightly discoloured.
Verso:
Blank; inscribed in a later hand in pencil ‘42’; stamped in brown ink with Turner Bequest monogram.

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

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