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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Powis Castle from the South-West 1798

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 95 Recto:
Powis Castle from the South-West 1798
D01316
Turner Bequest XXXVIII 62
Pencil on white wove paper, 229 x 332 mm
Blind-stamped lower centre with Turner Bequest monogram
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘62’ bottom left, descending vertically
Stamped in black ‘XXXVIII 62’ bottom left, descending vertically
A nearer view of Powis Castle is on folio 94 recto (D01315; Turner Bequest XXXVIII 61), under which the subject is discussed.
Technical notes:
There is a repair to a 40 mm tear at right angles to the outer edge of the sheet, below the drawing
Verso:
Blank; stamped in brown ink with Turner Bequest monogram.

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘Powis Castle from the South-West 1798 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 2015, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-powis-castle-from-the-south-west-r1173235, accessed 18 January 2022.