Joseph Mallord William Turner

Part of the Ruins of Dunbar Castle, with the Sea in the Foreground

1801

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 115 × 164 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D02718
Turner Bequest LIV 69 a

Catalogue entry

The drawing is inverted relative to the sketchbook’s foliation; that on folio 70 recto opposite (D02719) is probably the continuation of the subject. This is one of a series of drawings of Dunbar between folios 61 verso and 70 verso (D02703–D02720).

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

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