Joseph Mallord William Turner

?Hawthornden Castle

1801

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 115 × 164 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D02665
Turner Bequest LIV 42

Catalogue entry

Like the drawing on folio 41 verso opposite (D02664), this does not seem to show Roslin Castle and may rather be a view of Hawthornden Castle, a mile downstream on the North Esk River. Views at or near Roslin occupy folios 39 verso–49 verso (D02660–D02679) of this book.

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

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