Joseph Mallord William Turner

The Ruins of Bothwell Castle Seen beyond Trees, from the South

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: 184 x 114 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D03241
Turner Bequest LVI 167 a

Catalogue entry

Inverted relative to the sketchbook’s foliation, the subject is continued on folio 170 recto opposite (D03242; Turner Bequest LVI 168). For other drawings of Bothwell Castle see folios 165 verso–166 recto and 168 verso–169 recto (D03233–D03234, D03239–D03240; Turner Bequest LVI 163a–164, 166a–167).

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

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