Joseph Mallord William Turner

Newark Castle from the North

1831

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 59 x 96 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D25670
Turner Bequest CCLXV 17

Catalogue entry

Continued from folio 16 verso (D25669) is a view of Newark Castle from across the Yarrow Water to the north. There is another sketch of Newark on folio 16 (D25668), and further sketches in the Abbotsford sketchbook (Tate D26066; Turner Bequest CCLXVII 79). In 1834 Turner returned to the castle, making sketches in the Edinburgh sketchbook (Tate D26167; Turner Bequest CCLXVIII 37a).

Thomas Ardill
September 2009

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