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

Joseph Mallord William Turner Bodiam Castle; the Barbican and North-West Tower c.1806-10

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 74 Recto:
Bodiam Castle; the Barbican and North-West Tower circa 1806–10
D05691
Turner Bequest XCI 74
Pencil and white chalk on cream wove paper, prepared with a buff wash, 128 x 201 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘74’ bottom left, descending vertically
Stamped in black ‘XCI 74’ 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 sketch is taken from rising, wooded ground to the west of the castle. The Barbican guarding the bridge to the castle from the north bank of the moat is seen at centre.
The leaf is stained.
Verso:
Blank

David Blayney Brown
March 2011

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘Bodiam Castle; the Barbican and North-West Tower 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, December 2012, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-bodiam-castle-the-barbican-and-north-west-tower-r1131002, accessed 11 July 2014.