Joseph Mallord William Turner

The Ruined Tower of a Castle, Seen from the Water

1798

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite and watercolour on paper
Dimensions
Support: 285 x 461 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D01674
Turner Bequest XLI 41

Catalogue entry

It is possible that this is a view of Usk Castle seen from the river, perhaps taken from the bridge.
Technical notes:
The sheet is faded from exposure. There is a crease across its whole width, on average 50 mm from the bottom edge.
Verso:
Blank; not stamped.

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

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