Class [controlled]: prints and drawings European art
*Work Type [link]: watercolor drawing
*Title: Conway Castle, North Wales
*Creator Display: Joseph Mallord William Turner (British, 1775-1851)
*Role [link]: painter [link]: Turner, Joseph Mallord William
*Creation Date: 1798 [controlled]: Earliest: 1798 Latest: 1798
*Subject [links]: seascape Conway Castle (Wales) ocean coastline storm fishermen (people) rocks struggle
Style [link]: Romantic
Culture [link]: British
*Current Location [link]: J. Paul Getty Museum (Los Angeles, California, United States) ID: 95.GC.10
*Measurements: 53.6 x 76.7 cm (21 1/8 in. x 30 1/8 inches)
[controlled] Value: 53.6 Unit: cm Type: height | Value: 76.7 Unit: cm Type: width
*Materials and Techniques: watercolor and gum Arabic washes with graphite underdrawing
Material [links]: watercolor paper gum arabic graphite Technique [links]: underdrawing wash technique
Description: This is the largest of Turner’s four extant watercolors of this medieval castle on the northern coast of Wales. Turner portrays the landscape and ocean in a dramatic fashion, using angry clouds, sunshine, and roiling waves to animate the scene and emphasize the struggle of the fishermen.
Description Source [link]: J. Paul Getty Museum online. www.getty.edu Page: accessed 2 December 2006
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