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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Distant View of Carreg Cennen Castle from the West 1798

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 42 Recto:
Distant View of Carreg Cennen Castle from the West 1798
D01530
Turner Bequest XL 40
Pencil on white wove paper, 135 x 95 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘40’ top left, upside down
Stamped in black ‘XL – 40’ top left, upside down
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Inverted relative to the sketchbook’s foliation, this drawing continues on folio 41 verso opposite (D01529; Turner Bequest XL 39a), under which the subject is discussed.

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘Distant View of Carreg Cennen Castle from the West 1798 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 2015, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-distant-view-of-carreg-cennen-castle-from-the-west-r1173769, accessed 11 August 2020.