Joseph Mallord William Turner

Colchester Castle

c.1824

Not on display
Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 115 x 118 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D18297
Turner Bequest CCIX 81

Catalogue entry

Rendered with the sketchbook turner upside town, here Turner has drawn a study of Colchester Castle in Essex. A second, more cursory view of the stronghold and its environs is sketched below. There is a further study on the folio opposite (Tate D18296; Turner Bequest CCIX 80a).

Alice Rylance-Watson
January 2015

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