Joseph Mallord William Turner

Saltwood Castle from Castle Road

c.1816–19

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 155 × 95 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D10486
Turner Bequest CXL 40

Catalogue entry

For Saltwood Castle in this sketchbook see notes to folio 43 verso (D10481; Turner Bequest CXL 37a). This view is taken from the road to the west of the castle, looking towards the walls, the ruined Barbican Gate on the left and the great gatehouse to the rear.

David Blayney Brown
July 2011

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