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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Ruined Castle on Hill: ?St Chrischona 1802

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 6 Recto:
Ruined Castle on Hill: ?St Chrischona 1802
D04741
Turner Bequest LXXVII 6
Pencil on white wove paper, 154 x 240 mm
Inscribed by Turner in pencil ‘St Christain’ bottom right
Inscribed probably by John Ruskin in red ink ‘5’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘LXXVII – 5’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
The subject may be the same as that on folio 7 of this sketchbook (D04742). Turner’s inscription may refer to St Chrischona between Basle and Rheinfelden.
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David Blayney Brown
March 2004

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘Ruined Castle on Hill: ?St Chrischona 1802 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, March 2004, 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-ruined-castle-on-hill-st-chrischona-r1133444, accessed 22 April 2021.