Joseph Mallord William Turner

Windsor Castle, the North Terrace and State Apartments, Norman Gate, Winchester Tower &c

c.1816–19

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Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 155 x 95 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D10435
Turner Bequest CXL 13 a

Catalogue entry

The largest sketch here, at the top of the leaf, is of the North Terrace from below; underneath are several smaller details including the Norman gate (left) and Winchester Tower (right). For Windsor Castle in this sketchbook and a connection with Turner’s watercolour (British Museum, London)1 engraved by William Miller in 1831 for Picturesque Views in England and Wales, see note to folio 9 verso (D10427).

David Blayney Brown
July 2011

1
Andrew Wilton, The Life and Work of J.M.W. Turner, Fribourg 1979, p.397 no.829.

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