Joseph Mallord William Turner

Norham: The Castle Seen from the Opposite Bank of the Tweed, Looking South

1801

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Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 162 x 112 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D02544
Turner Bequest LIII 47 a

Catalogue entry

The subject is continued on folio 48 recto opposite (D02545). This is one of a sequence of views of Norham in this book; see under folio 42 verso (D02534). Turner has redrawn the silhouette of the castle to adjust its scale in relation to the scene as a whole.

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

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