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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner A Ruined Castle on a Hill, with a Bridge in the Foreground 1801

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 37 Recto:
A Ruined Castle on a Hill, with a Bridge in the Foreground 1801
D02523
Turner Bequest LIII 37
Pencil on white wove paper, 112 x 162 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘37’ bottom left, descending vertically
Stamped in black ‘LIII – 37’ bottom left, descending vertically
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Drawn with the page turned horizontally, this ruin, like that on folio 35 verso (D02520), may be yet another view of Morpeth Castle Gatehouse; see under folio 28 verso (D02509).

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘A Ruined Castle on a Hill, with a Bridge in the Foreground 1801 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 2016, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-a-ruined-castle-on-a-hill-with-a-bridge-in-the-foreground-r1178545, accessed 02 March 2021.