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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Harewood Castle: Interior of the Ruins 1797

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 78 Recto:
Harewood Castle: Interior of the Ruins 1797
D00983
Turner Bequest XXXIV 74
Pencil on white wove paper, 270 x 210 mm
Blind-stamped with Turner Bequest monogram bottom towards bottom right
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘74’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘XXXIV 74’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
One of seven studies of Harewood Castle in this book (see under folio 71 recto; D00976; Turner Bequest XXXIV 67), this is the only view of the interior of the ruins.
Verso:
Blank; stamped in brown ink with Turner Bequest monogram.

Andrew Wilton
January 2013

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘Harewood Castle: Interior of the Ruins 1797 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, January 2013, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, November 2014, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-harewood-castle-interior-of-the-ruins-r1150139, accessed 16 January 2021.