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

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Joseph Mallord William Turner Lined Mount for 'Pembroke Castle' c.1798

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Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Lined Mount for ‘Pembroke Castle’ c.1798
Ink and watercolour on white wove paper, 305 x 430 mm
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
In 1909 Finberg noted that Tate D01877 (Turner Bequest XLIV A), a watercolour of Pembroke Castle, was ‘apparently mounted by the artist, and margin of dark red and grey prepared by him. The present mount covers up Turner’s margin and from a quarter to half an inch of the drawing on different sides.’1 The sheet catalogued here, Turner’s mount, has since been detached.
Finberg 1909, I, p.107.

Andrew Wilton
March 2013

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘Lined Mount for ‘Pembroke Castle’ c.1798 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, March 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-lined-mount-for-pembroke-castle-r1174968, accessed 18 October 2021.