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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner A Ruined Castle above a Rocky Slope 1798

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 38 Recto:
A Ruined Castle above a Rocky Slope 1798
D01750
Turner Bequest XLII 75
Pencil on buff laid paper, 174 x 125 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘75’ top left, upside down
Stamped in black ‘XLII – 75’ top left, upside down
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Inverted relative to the sketchbook’s foliation, this is a continuation of the drawing on folio 37 verso opposite (D01749; Turner Bequest XLI 74), under which the subject is discussed.

Andrew Wilton
March 2013

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘A Ruined Castle above a Rocky Slope 1798 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, March 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-ruined-castle-above-a-rocky-slope-r1173946, accessed 17 October 2021.