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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Helmsley Castle Seen from the South, with a Road in the Foreground Edged with Cliffs 1801

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 13 Recto:
Helmsley Castle Seen from the South, with a Road in the Foreground Edged with Cliffs 1801
D05088
Turner Bequest LXXXII 13
Pencil on white wove paper, 161 x 256 mm
Watermark ‘1794’ (trimmed)
Inscribed by Turner in pencil ‘C’ towards bottom left
Inscribed in pencil ‘11’ bottom right, descending vertically
Blind–stamped with Turner Bequest monogram bottom right
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘13’ bottom left, descending vertically
Stamped in black ‘LXXXII – 13’ bottom left, descending vertically
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
The drawing was made with the page turned horizontally. For Helmsley Castle see under folio 3 recto (D05076).
Verso:
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Andrew Wilton
May 2013

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘Helmsley Castle Seen from the South, with a Road in the Foreground Edged with Cliffs 1801 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 2016, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-helmsley-castle-seen-from-the-south-with-a-road-in-the-r1178656, accessed 17 October 2021.