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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Dudley: The Castle, Priory and Priory Hall 1830

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 55 Verso:
Dudley: The Castle, Priory and Priory Hall 1830
D22428
Turner Bequest CCXL 55a
Pencil on white wove paper, 110 x 68 mm
Partial watermark ‘Gat | 18’
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Inverted relative to the sketchbook’s foliation, this drawing continues on folio 56 recto opposite (D22429). Looking south, on the right here is Dudley’s Priory Hall, with the ruins of the adjacent priory loosely indicated to its left and running over to the other page, where Dudley Castle is seen from the wooded slopes now occupied by Dudley Zoo. There are variations of this view on folios 54 verso–55 recto and 56 verso (D22426, D22427, D22430).
For other views of Dudley, see under folio 39 recto (D22395).

Matthew Imms
August 2013

How to cite

Matthew Imms, ‘Dudley: The Castle, Priory and Priory Hall 1830 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, August 2013, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, September 2014, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-dudley-the-castle-priory-and-priory-hall-r1148578, accessed 09 July 2020.