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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner A Shepherd with Sheep and Cows near the Walls of a Ruined Castle c.1799-1802

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 14 Recto:
A Shepherd with Sheep and Cows near the Walls of a Ruined Castle c.1799–1802
D04008
Turner Bequest LXIX 14
Ink on blue laid paper, 135 x 210 mm
Watermark: Strasburg lily (trimmed)
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘14’ bottom left, descending vertically
Stamped in black ‘LXIX-14’ bottom left, descending vertically
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Drawn with the page turned horizontally, this is apparently one of the series of ink studies adumbrating a view of Flint Castle; see folios 9 recto, 15 recto, 16 recto (D04003, D04009, D04010), and 114 recto (D04132; Turner Bequest LXIX 115).
Verso:
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Andrew Wilton
May 2013

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘A Shepherd with Sheep and Cows near the Walls of a Ruined Castle c.1799–1802 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-shepherd-with-sheep-and-cows-near-the-walls-of-a-ruined-r1177886, accessed 22 July 2019.