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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Llanberis Lake and Dolbadarn Castle, with Snowdon Beyond c.1799-1800

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Llanberis Lake and Dolbadarn Castle, with Snowdon Beyond c.1799–1800
D04176
Turner Bequest LXX Y
Pencil and watercolour on white wove paper, 548 x 707 mm
Watermark ‘J Whatman 1794’
Inscribed by Turner in brown ink ‘54’ bottom right
Blind-stamped with Turner Bequest monogram bottom right
Stamped in black ‘LXX – Y’ bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This is one of a series of views looking across Llanberis Lake to Dolbadarn and the slopes of Snowdon; another relatively finished sheet is Tate D04175 (Turner Bequest LXX X).
There is a pencil sketch of mountains on the verso (D41489).
Technical notes:
There are traces of a vertical central fold.

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘Llanberis Lake and Dolbadarn Castle, with Snowdon Beyond c.1799–1800 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-llanberis-lake-and-dolbadarn-castle-with-snowdon-beyond-r1180067, accessed 20 October 2019.