Joseph Mallord William Turner

Buildings on a Hill, ?Berwick Town Walls

1831

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

View by appointment
Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 59 × 96 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D25715
Turner Bequest CCLXV 40 a

Catalogue entry

With the sketchbook inverted is a view of a towered wall on a hill with roughly indicated figures in the foreground. This may be part of the town walls of Berwick-upon-Tweed perhaps with the spire of the Town Hall in the background. See folio 29 (D25693) for further views.

Thomas Ardill
May 2010

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