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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Ruined Castles on Hills; ?Rhine Valley 1802

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 5 Recto:
Ruined Castles on Hills; ?Rhine Valley 1802
D04740
Turner Bequest LXXVII 5
Pencil on white wove paper, 154 x 240 mm
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 has not been identified but may be in the Rhine valley and the same as that on folio 6 of this sketchbook (D04741), which has an inscription possibly identifying it with St Chrischona, between Basle and Rheinfelden. See also note to folio 3 (D04738).
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David Blayney Brown
March 2004

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘Ruined Castles on Hills; ?Rhine Valley 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-castles-on-hills-rhine-valley-r1133443, accessed 04 June 2020.