Joseph Mallord William Turner

Offset from a Study for the Composition of ‘Dolbadern Castle, North Wales’

c.1799–1800

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Ink and graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 210 x 135 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D40587

Catalogue entry

Not mentioned in Finberg’s 1909 Inventory,1 this adventitious offset of coloured chalks from the landscape composition on folio 111 recto (D04128; Turner Bequest LXIX 112) indicates that the pages were once bound consecutively.

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

1
See A.J. Finberg, A Complete Inventory of the Drawings of the Turner Bequest, London 1909, vol.I, p.172.

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