Joseph Mallord William Turner

Landscape, with Ruined Castle on a Hill

1809

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 83 × 114 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D07915
Turner Bequest CXIII 42 a

Catalogue entry

Drawn with the sketchbook inverted, this slight sketch is continued slightly on folio 43 (D07916). The ruined castle stands on a hill at right, at left is the suggestion of a river and bridge. The subject is unidentified.

David Blayney Brown
July 2009

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