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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Aberystwyth: The Town and Castle Seen from the North 1798

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 58 Verso:
Aberystwyth: The Town and Castle Seen from the North 1798
D01558
Turner Bequest XL 56a
Pencil on white wove paper, 135 x 95 mm
Watermark ‘1794 | J Whatman
Inscribed in red ink ‘37’ top left, upside down
Stamped in black ‘XL – 56 a’ bottom left
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
The subject is continued on folio 59 recto opposite (D01559; Turner Bequest XL 57). Other views of Aberystwyth are on folios 24 verso–25 recto, 42 verso, 43 verso–44 recto and 69 verso–70 recto (D01500–D01501, D01531, D01533–D01534, D01577–D01578; Turner Bequest XL 22a–23, 40a, 41a–42, 67a–68).

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘Aberystwyth: The Town and Castle Seen from the North 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-aberystwyth-the-town-and-castle-seen-from-the-north-r1173797, accessed 17 June 2019.