Joseph Mallord William Turner

A Ruined Castle above a Rocky Slope

1798

Not on display

Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 174 × 125 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D01749
Turner Bequest XLII 74

Catalogue entry

Inverted relative to the sketchbook’s foliation, the drawing is continued on folio 38 recto opposite (D01750; Turner Bequest XLI 75). It is evidently another view of the castle drawn on folios 36 verso– 37 recto (D01747–D01748; Turner Bequest XLI 72–73).

Andrew Wilton
March 2013

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