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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Lake Llanberis with Dolbadarn Castle 1799

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 98 Verso:
Lake Llanberis with Dolbadarn Castle 1799
D02139
Turner Bequest XLVI 98a
Pencil on white wove paper, 79 x 130 mm
Inscribed by Turner in pencil ‘Llanderis’ (sic) bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
The view, drawn with the page turned horizontally, is taken from Llyn Padarn, close to Dolbadarn Castle which appears on the extreme right, looking towards Llyn Peris and the bottom of the Pass of Llanberis. Other views of Dolbadarn Castle in are on folios 21 recto, 38 verso–39 recto, 41 recto and 44 recto (D02026, D02049–D02050, D02054, D02060).

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘Lake Llanberis with Dolbadarn Castle 1799 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-lake-llanberis-with-dolbadarn-castle-r1179998, accessed 25 November 2020.