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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Bodiam Castle from the North-West; the Gatehouse and Barbican c.1806-10

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 71 Recto:
Bodiam Castle from the North-West; the Gatehouse and Barbican circa 1806–10
D05688
Turner Bequest XCI 71
Pencil and white chalk on cream wove paper, prepared with a buff wash, 128 x 201 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘71’ bottom left, descending vertically
Stamped in black ‘XCI 71’ bottom left, descending vertically
Blind-stamped with the Turner Bequest monogram, bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
For Bodiam Castle in this sketchbook see notes to folio 67 (D05684). This is a close view of the north wall and gatehouse with the bridge from the north bank of the moat to the castle via the Barbican. See also folio 70 (D05687).
The leaf is stained and damaged at the bottom left corner.
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David Blayney Brown
March 2011

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘Bodiam Castle from the North-West; the Gatehouse and Barbican c.1806–10 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, March 2011, 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-bodiam-castle-from-the-north-west-the-gatehouse-and-barbican-r1130999, accessed 01 March 2021.