Joseph Mallord William Turner

Blackness Castle

1818

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 112 × 186 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D13684
Turner Bequest CLXVII 56

Catalogue entry

Continued from folio 58 verso (D13683; CLXVII 55a), this is a double-page sketch of Blackness Castle from the west. On the current page is the village of Blackness, looking towards the Firth of Forth beyond.

Thomas Ardill
March 2008

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