Joseph Mallord William Turner

Berry Pomeroy Castle

1811

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 75 x 117 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D08639
Turner Bequest CXXIII 143 a

Catalogue entry

Falling within a sequence of securely identified views of the ruined castle, this slight sketch perhaps shows an aspect of Berry Pomeroy’s west end. For a discussion of the subject and other studies in this sketchbook, see the entry for folio 141 recto (D08628; CXXIII 138).

Matthew Imms
June 2011

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