Joseph Mallord William Turner

The Lilburn Tower, Dunstanburgh Castle, with the Sea and a Stormy Sky

?1797

In Tate Britain

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite, watercolour and gouache on paper
Dimensions
Support: 113 x 93 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D01212
Turner Bequest XXXVII 95

Catalogue entry

Inverted relative to the sketchbook’s foliation, the composition continues across folio 46 verso opposite (D01211; Turner Bequest XXXVII 94), under which the subject is discussed.

Andrew Wilton
September 2012

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