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'The Yellow Castle', Beilstein on the Moselle: 1725

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Current Location: In storage


'The Yellow Castle', Beilstein on the Moselle


Turner, Joseph Mallord William (Draughtsman)


History note: John Ruskin; Palser Gallery; Cotswold Gallery (Mrs A.J. Finberg) from whom purchased for the Friends of the Fitzwilliam

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Height: 160 mm
Width: 235 mm

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Method of acquisition: Given (1933) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum


Production date: circa AD 1839

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Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour with some scratching out on paper

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 1725
Primary reference Number: 13972
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 6 September 2021 Last processed: Monday 6 September 2021

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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