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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Newark Castle from the North 1831

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 17 Recto:
Newark Castle from the North 1831
Turner Bequest CCLXV 17
Pencil on white wove paper, 59 x 96 mm
Inscribed in red ink by John Ruskin ‘17’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘CCLXV 17’ bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Continued from folio 16 verso (D25669) is a view of Newark Castle from across the Yarrow Water to the north. There is another sketch of Newark on folio 16 (D25668), and further sketches in the Abbotsford sketchbook (Tate D26066; Turner Bequest CCLXVII 79). In 1834 Turner returned to the castle, making sketches in the Edinburgh sketchbook (Tate D26167; Turner Bequest CCLXVIII 37a).

Thomas Ardill
September 2009

How to cite

Thomas Ardill, ‘Newark Castle from the North 1831 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, September 2009, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, December 2012, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-newark-castle-from-the-north-r1134034, accessed 21 April 2021.