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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Bodiam Castle, the West Wall c.1806-10

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 69 Recto:
Bodiam Castle, the West Wall circa 1806–10
Turner Bequest XCI 69
Pencil and white chalk on cream wove paper, prepared with a buff wash, 128 x 201 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘69’ bottom left, descending vertically
Stamped in black ‘XCI 69’ 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 is a closer view than on folio 68 (D05685) with the Postern Gate at the right.

David Blayney Brown
March 2011

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘Bodiam Castle, the West Wall 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-the-west-wall-r1130997, accessed 27 November 2015.