Joseph Mallord William Turner

Windsor Castle from Romney Lock Island

1805

Not on display

Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Dimensions
Support: 117 x 182 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D06356
Turner Bequest XCVIII 135 a

Catalogue entry

Drawn with the sketchbook inverted. As Hill observes, the view is from near the weir at the head of Romney Lock Island, looking upstream towards Windsor Castle. Folio 136 verso (D06358) has a view from a similar position, in the opposite direction towards Eton.

David Blayney Brown
July 2008

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