Joseph Mallord William Turner

Roxburgh Castle, Near Kelso

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: 113 × 185 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D25992
Turner Bequest CCLXVII 38

Catalogue entry

With the sketchbook inverted, a rough sketch of a ruin on a mound above a river bank has been identified as part of Roxburgh Castle (see folio 36 verso; D25989; CCLXVII 36a). There is a very similar, but slightly more detailed sketch on folio 37 verso (D25991; CCLXVII 37a) and further similar views on folios 37 (D25990; CCLXVII 37).
Verso:
Blank

Thomas Ardill
September 2009

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