J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner A Large Ruined Castle, with a Church Tower to the Right 1798

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 72 Recto:
A Large Ruined Castle, with a Church Tower to the Right 1798
D01581
Turner Bequest XL 70
Pencil on white wove paper, 135 x 95 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘70’ top left, upside down
Stamped in black ‘XL – 70’ top left, upside down
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Inverted relative to the sketchbook’s foliation, this drawing continues on folio 71 verso opposite (D01580; Turner Bequest XL 69a), under which the subject is discussed.
Verso:
Blank; inscribed in red ink ‘23’.

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘A Large Ruined Castle, with a Church Tower to the Right 1798 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, May 2013, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, April 2015, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-a-large-ruined-castle-with-a-church-tower-to-the-right-r1173820, accessed 06 December 2021.