Joseph Mallord William Turner

Newark Castle Seen across the Trent

1794

Not on display

Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 213 × 276 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D00700
Turner Bequest XXVIII O

Catalogue entry

This was used as the basis for a finished watercolour now in the Yale Center for British Art, New Haven;1 another view of the castle is Tate D00360 (Turner Bequest XXII G)
1
Andrew Wilton, J.M.W. Turner: His Life and Work, Fribourg 1979, p.318 no.168, reproduced.
Technical notes:
The sheet is discoloured from exposure owing to prolonged display.
Verso:
Blank; black and grey paint smears; stamped in brown ink with Turner Bequest monogram.

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

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