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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Llandovery Castle, on a Low Hill beside the River Bran c.1798

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Llandovery Castle, on a Low Hill beside the River Bran c.1798
D02352
Turner Bequest L K
Pencil and watercolour on white wove paper, 383 x 477 mm
Blind-stamped with Turner Bequest monogram bottom left
Stamped in black ‘L – K’ bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
As Finberg recognised,1 this slightly unfinished view is based on a drawing in the 1798 Dynevor Castle sketchbook (Tate D01560–D01561; Turner Bequest XL 57a–58).
1
See Finberg 1909, I, p.127.
Verso:
Blank; a few paint spots; not stamped.

Andrew Wilton
March 2013

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘Llandovery Castle, on a Low Hill beside the River Bran 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-llandovery-castle-on-a-low-hill-beside-the-river-bran-r1174956, accessed 22 October 2021.