Joseph Mallord William Turner

Morlais Hill and Castle

1798

In Tate Britain

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 290 × 457 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D01633
Turner Bequest XLI 5

Catalogue entry

The remains of Morlais Castle survive on Morlais Hill just to the north of Merthyr. This rough sketch is one of two drawings of the site in this book; the other is D01634 (Turner Bequest XLI 6).
Technical notes:
The paper is discoloured from exposure.
Verso:
Blank; stamped in brown ink with Turner Bequest monogram.

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

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