Joseph Mallord William Turner

A Hill and Part of the Castle at North Queensferry

1801

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 114 × 184 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D02933
Turner Bequest LVI 7

Catalogue entry

The drawing was made with the page turned horizontally. The castle at North Queensferry, a fifteenth-century tower house, is now surrounded by Rosyth Docks; it was largely a ruin in Turner’s time. See under folio 3 recto (D02929).
Verso:
Inscribed by Turner in pencil ‘Queensferry’.

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

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