Joseph Mallord William Turner

Morpeth: The Castle Gatehouse Seen from the Town, with the Bridge in the Foreground

1801

Not on display
Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 162 x 112 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D02515
Turner Bequest LIII 32

Catalogue entry

There is a slight continuation of the subject on folio 31 verso opposite (D02514). This is one of a series of views of Morpeth Castle Gatehouse; see under folio 28 verso (D02509).
Turner used this drawing as the basis for the Liber Studiorum engraving published in 1809 (Tate impressions: A00952, A00953); his watercolour design for it is Tate D08126 (Turner Bequest CXVI Y).
Verso:
Blank

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

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