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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Beeston Castle 1801

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 66 Recto:
Beeston Castle 1801
Turner Bequest LXXXII 66
Pencil on white wove paper, 161 x 256 mm
Blind–stamped with Turner Bequest monogram below right of centre
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘66’ bottom left, descending vertically
Stamped in black ‘LXXXII – 66’ bottom left, descending vertically
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
The drawing was made with the page turned horizontally. It is one of several showing Beeston Castle in this sketchbook; see under folio 60 recto (D05139).

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘Beeston Castle 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-beeston-castle-r1178714, accessed 16 December 2019.