Old Masters Evening Sale

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Property from a Private Collection

Joseph Mallord William Turner, R.A.

Cilgerran Castle, Wales 《威爾斯吉爾格蘭城堡》

Auction Closed

December 8, 08:20 PM GMT


300,000 - 500,000 GBP

Lot Details


Property from a Private Collection

Joseph Mallord William Turner, R.A.

London 1775 - 1851

Cilgerran Castle, Wales 

oil on canvas

91.3 x 121.5 cm.; 36 x 48 in. 



1775 - 1851年,倫敦



91.3 x 121.5 公分;36 x 48 英寸 

Probably acquired from the artist by Sir John Fleming Leicester, later 1st Baron de Tabley (1762–1827);

Probably his sale, London, Christie’s on the premises, 7 July 1827, lot 17, to Butterworth, on behalf of J.M.W. Turner (as reported in The Times); 

Probably re-sold by Turner to Hugh Andrew Johnstone Munro of Novar (1797–1864);

His sale, London, Christie’s, 6 April 1878, lot 104, to Agnews for Sir William Armstrong, later 1st Baron Armstrong (1810–1900), Cragside House, Northumberland;

By inheritance to his nephew, William Watson-Armstrong, 1st Baron Armstrong (1863–1941);

Thence by descent to the present owners.


C.F. Bell, A list of works contributed to public exhibitions by J.M.W. Turner, R.A., London 1901, pp. 74–76;

Sir W. Armstrong, Turner, London 1902, p. 53 n.;

B. Beckett, ‘“View of Kilgarren Castle”: A link between Turner and Wilson,’ in Connoisseur, vol. CXX, September 1947, pp. 10–15;

M. Butlin and E. Joll, The Paintings of J.M.W. Turner, rev. ed., 2 vols., New Haven and London 1984, text vol., p. 316, no. 550, plates vol., reproduced pl. 542 (listed under ‘Works no longer attributed to Turner’).