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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Looking Down on Flint Castle and the Dee Estuary 1799

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 99 Recto:
Looking Down on Flint Castle and the Dee Estuary 1799
D02140
Turner Bequest XLVI 99
Pencil on white wove paper, 79 x 130 mm
Inscribed by Turner in pencil ‘Flint’ top right
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘99’ top right, ascending vertically
Stamped in black ‘XLVI – 99’ top right, ascending vertically
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
The drawing was made with the page turned horizontally. Another view of Flint Castle is on folio 14 recto (D02013).

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘Looking Down on Flint Castle and the Dee Estuary 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-looking-down-on-flint-castle-and-the-dee-estuary-r1179999, accessed 19 October 2021.