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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Allington Castle from the West 1798

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 87 Recto:
Allington Castle from the West 1798
D00657
Turner Bequest XXVI 95
Pencil and watercolour on white wove paper, 203 x 264 mm
Watermark ‘E & P | 1794’
Stamped in black ‘XXVI 95’ bottom left, descending vertically
This leaf may be one of those missing between folios 76 and 77 (D00638, D00642; Turner Bequest XXVI 79, 83); see the concordance in the sketchbook’s introduction. Other drawings of Allington Castle are on folios 77 verso, 84 recto and 85 recto (D00643, D00654, D00655; Turner Bequest XXVI 83v, 92, 93).
The drawing was made with the page turned horizontally.
Technical notes:
The corner at the bottom right of the subject has been made up.
Verso:
Inscribed by Turner in pen and brown ink ‘109 | Alington Castle | on the Medway’; inscribed in pencil ‘60’; stamped in brown ink with Turner Bequest monogram.

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘Allington Castle from the West 1798 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, April 2012, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, December 2012, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-allington-castle-from-the-west-r1140976, accessed 20 February 2019.