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Joseph Mallord William Turner R.A.
THE CONSTABLE'S TOWER, DOVER CASTLE
Estimate
20,00030,000
LOT SOLD. 47,500 USD
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131
Joseph Mallord William Turner R.A.
THE CONSTABLE'S TOWER, DOVER CASTLE
Estimate
20,00030,000
LOT SOLD. 47,500 USD
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Details & Cataloguing

Old Master Drawings

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Joseph Mallord William Turner R.A.
LONDON 1775 - 1851
THE CONSTABLE'S TOWER, DOVER CASTLE
Blue and gray washes over traces of pencil
190 by 257 mm; 7½ by 10 1/8 in
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Provenance

With Agnew's, London; by whom sold in 2002 to the present owner

Exhibited

London, Agnew's, 129th Annual Watercolour Exhibition, 2002, no. 21

Catalogue Note

This watercolor dates from Turner's 1793 sketching tour of Kent, when at the age of eighteen, he is known to have visited Dover, Canterbury, Rochester and Rye. Turner depicts a man admiring the monumental and picturesque Constable's Tower, while to his right, the port of Dover and the English Channel can be seen beyond.   

 

 

Old Master Drawings

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