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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Windsor Castle from the North-West and Related Sketches c.1816-19

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 13 Recto:
Windsor Castle from the North-West and Related Sketches circa 1816–19
D10434
Turner Bequest CXL 13
Pencil on white wove paper, 95 x 155 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in blue ink ‘13’ bottom right, descending vertically
Stamped in black ‘CXL 13’ bottom left, descending vertically
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
The largest and most detailed sketch here is a view of Windsor from the north-west with the castle and St George’s Chapel. For Windsor Castle in this sketchbook and a connection with Turner’s watercolour (British Museum, London)1 engraved by William Miller in 1831 for Picturesque Views in England and Wales, see note to folio 9 verso (D10427).

David Blayney Brown
July 2011

1
Andrew Wilton, The Life and Work of J.M.W. Turner, Fribourg 1979, p.397 no.829.

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘Windsor Castle from the North-West and Related Sketches c.1816–19 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, July 2011, 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-windsor-castle-from-the-north-west-and-related-sketches-r1131417, accessed 20 February 2019.