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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Windsor Castle from near Eton College c.1827

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 7 Recto:
Windsor Castle from near Eton College c.1827
D20606
Turner Bequest CCXXVI 7
Pencil on white wove paper, 112 x 192 mm
Partial watermark ‘R Bar | 18’
Stamped in black ‘CCXXVI – 7’ top left, upside down
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
The drawing is inverted relative to the sketchbook’s foliation. Like those on folios 6 recto and verso opposite (D20604, D20605), it shows Windsor Castle to the south-east, beyond trees beside the River Thames in the vicinity of Eton College, which may be loosely indicated on the right; see also folio 9 verso (D20608). For other views in the area and further discussion see under folio 2 recto (D20598).
Verso:
Blank, save for slight watercolour offsetting from folio 8 recto opposite (D20607).

Matthew Imms
November 2015

How to cite

Matthew Imms, ‘Windsor Castle from near Eton College c.1827 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, November 2015, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, November 2016, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-windsor-castle-from-near-eton-college-r1183246, accessed 27 May 2024.