Joseph Mallord William Turner
Warwick Castle: The Mill and Caesar’s Tower from the South-West 1794

Artwork details

Artist
Title
Warwick Castle: The Mill and Caesar’s Tower from the South-West
Date 1794
Medium Graphite on paper
Dimensions Support: 216 x 275 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D00328
Turner Bequest XXI B
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Catalogue entry

A watercolour of this subject, executed somewhat later, is Tate D00329 (Turner Bequest XXI C). Turner would have recognised the view from Paul Sandby’s aquatint of 1776. Another Warwick subject in this series is Tate D00327 (Turner Bequest XXI A).
Verso:
Blank; stamped in brown ink with Turner Bequest monogram.

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

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