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

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Joseph Mallord William Turner Colchester Castle c.1824

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 1 Verso:
Colchester Castle c.1824
Turner Bequest CCIX 1a
Pencil on white wove paper, 115 x 118 mm
Watermarked ‘al[lee] | 18[19]’
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This loose and swiftly rendered sketch depicts Colchester Castle in the county of Essex (see Tate D18166; Turner Bequest CCIX 4a and Tate impressions T04511–T04512 produced for the England and Wales print series from a watercolour now in the Courtauld Institute Gallery).1

Alice Rylance-Watson
January 2015

Andrew Wilton, J.M.W. Turner: His Life and Work, Fribourg 1979, p.392 no.789.

How to cite

Alice Rylance-Watson, ‘Colchester Castle c.1824 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, January 2015, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, August 2016, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-colchester-castle-r1181042, accessed 21 October 2021.