Joseph Mallord William Turner

Bothwell Castle from the South

1834

In Tate Britain

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 190 × 113 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D26325
Turner Bequest CCLXIX 34

Catalogue entry

These three sketches of Bothwell Castle were made from the River Clyde to the south, and were drawn as Turner made his way along the riverside path towards Bothwell Bridge (folio 31; D26319). The sequence of sketches continues from folios 28 verso–30 (D26314–D26317). For a full list of sketches of Bothwell Castle see folio 26 (D26309).

Thomas Ardill
February 2011

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