Joseph Mallord William Turner

A Castle and River or Bay Seen between Trees

1801

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 115 × 164 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D02655
Turner Bequest LIV 37

Catalogue entry

Inverted relative to the sketchbook’s foliation and perhaps a composition study, this may be based on the sketch on folio 38 recto (D02657). Compare the sketch on the verso (D02656) and the composition study on folio 36 verso (D02654), which seems to be based on it in turn.

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

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