Joseph Mallord William Turner

The Ruined Gateway of a Castle

1801

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 115 x 164 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D02781
Turner Bequest LIV 101

Catalogue entry

Inverted relative to the sketchbook’s foliation, this is a brief continuation of the drawing on folio 100 verso opposite (D02780), under which the subject is discussed.
Technical notes:
The touches of white gouache used for highlights have oxidised and darkened.

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

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