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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Streatlam Castle 1817

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 4 Verso:
Streatlam Castle 1817
Turner Bequest CLVI 31a
Pencil on white wove paper, 232 x 328 mm
Inscribed by Turner in pencil ‘Grass’ and ‘Rock’ to right of centre
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘557 B This is the left hand half of | sketch marked “Willow.” J.R’ bottom left
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This drawing, confined to the right-hand half of the page, is a continuation of the view of Streatlam Castle on folio 5 recto opposite (D12316; CLVI 32). It shows the wooded south bank of Forthburn Beck, which passes under a bridge south of the subsequently demolished house.

Matthew Imms
February 2010

How to cite

Matthew Imms, ‘Streatlam Castle 1817 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, February 2010, 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-streatlam-castle-r1139459, accessed 09 October 2015.