Joseph Mallord William Turner

Windsor Castle from the North-West and Related Sketches

c.1816–19

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

View by appointment
Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 95 × 155 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D10433
Turner Bequest CXL 12 a

Catalogue entry

Various sketches are drawn here, a larger outline of Windsor Castle from the north-west, another, smaller above, and superimposed on these two other ranges of buildings related to those on folio 13 of the sketchbook (D10434) and drawn with the page inverted. For Windsor Castle in this sketchbook and a connection with Turner’s watercolour (British Museum, London)1 engraved by William Miller in 1831 for Picturesque Views in England and Wales, see note to folio 9 verso (D10427).

David Blayney Brown
July 2011

1
Andrew Wilton, The Life and Work of J.M.W. Turner, Fribourg 1979, p.397 no.829.

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