Joseph Mallord William Turner

?Bowes Castle

1831

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 94 × 74 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D25528
Turner Bequest CCLXIV 3

Catalogue entry

This small and rapid sketch, made with the book inverted, may be of Bowes Castle, presumably from the south judging by a nearby sketch on folio 4 verso (D25531). With the book turned to the left is a sketch that may be a part of the same castle with an arched window or doorway.

Thomas Ardill
September 2009

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