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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Beaumaris Castle: The Gatehouse 1799

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 2 Recto:
Beaumaris Castle: The Gatehouse 1799
Turner Bequest XLV 2
Pencil on white wove paper, 225 x 329 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘2’ bottom left, descending vertically
Stamped in black ‘XLV-2’ bottom left, descending vertically
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This is the beginning of a drawing, made with the page turned horizontally; Turner made a more developed study of Beaumaris on the following page, folio 3 recto (D01914).

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘Beaumaris Castle: The Gatehouse 1799 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-beaumaris-castle-the-gatehouse-r1177788, accessed 20 October 2021.