J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Bodiam Castle from the North-East c.1806-10

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 73 Recto:
Bodiam Castle from the North-East circa 1806–10
Turner Bequest XCI 73
Pencil and white chalk on cream wove paper, prepared with a buff wash, 128 x 201 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘73’ bottom left, descending vertically
Stamped in black ‘XCI 73’ bottom left, descending vertically
Blind-stamped with the Turner Bequest monogram, bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
For Bodiam Castle in this sketchbook see notes to folio 67 (D05684). This view is probably from the north-east from across one of the pools outside the moat.
The leaf is stained, and torn and repaired in lower left margin

David Blayney Brown
March 2011

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘Bodiam Castle from the North-East c.1806–10 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, March 2011, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, December 2012, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-bodiam-castle-from-the-north-east-r1131001, accessed 17 March 2018.