Joseph Mallord William Turner

Innerwick Castle, East Lothian; also Bell Tower, Berwick-upon-Tweed

1831

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

View by appointment
Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 113 × 185 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D26017
Turner Bequest CCLXVII 53

Catalogue entry

This view of Innerwick Castle from the south is identifiable by comparison with sketches on folios 28 verso and 36 (D25977, D25988; CCLXVII 28a, 36). The castle stands on the steep edge of a gorge with Thornton Burn running beneath it. For more information see folio 28 verso.
At the top right of the page with the sketchbook inverted is a tiny sketch of the ‘Bell Tower’ at ‘Ber[wick]’-upon-Tweed (see Tate D25693; Turner Bequest CCLXV 29).
Verso:
Blank

Thomas Ardill
September 2009

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