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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Morpeth: the River Wansbeck, with the Castle Gatehouse on a Bank above it, seen from the West (?) 1801

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 30 Recto:
Morpeth: the River Wansbeck, with the Castle Gatehouse on a Bank above it, seen from the West (?) 1801
D02512
Turner Bequest LIII 30
Pencil on white wove paper, 112 x 162 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘30’ bottom left, descending vertically
Stamped in black ‘LIII – 30’ bottom left, descending vertically
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Drawn with the page turned horizontally, this is one of a series of views of Morpeth Castle Gatehouse; see under folio 28 verso (D02509).
Verso:
Blank; slight pencil marks, perhaps connected with the drawing on folio 31 recto opposite (D02513).

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘Morpeth: the River Wansbeck, with the Castle Gatehouse on a Bank above it, seen from the West (?) 1801 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-morpeth-the-river-wansbeck-with-the-castle-gatehouse-on-a-r1178534, accessed 19 July 2019.