Joseph Mallord William Turner

Distant view of Carreg Cennen Castle from the West

1798

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 229 x 332 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D01270
Turner Bequest XXXVIII 20

Catalogue entry

The viewpoint is near the small village of Trapp. The subject was drawn with the page turned horizontally. For other views of Carreg Cennan, see under folio 23 recto (D01341; Turner Bequest XXXVIII 87).
Verso:
Blank; stamped in brown ink with Turner Bequest monogram.

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

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