Joseph Mallord William Turner

Thornton Burn with Innerwick Castle

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: 96 x 59 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D25701
Turner Bequest CCLXV 33

Catalogue entry

With the sketchbook turned to the left is a rough sketch of Thornton Burn with Innerwick Castle perched on the right bank. The view is from the north and is one of several sketches of the ruin in this and the Abbotsford sketchbooks (see folio 8; D25655 for references).
Verso:
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Thomas Ardill
September 2009

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