Joseph Mallord William TurnerBerry Pomeroy Castle 1811

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Artist
Title
Berry Pomeroy Castle
From Devonshire Coast, No.1 Sketchbook
Turner Bequest CXXIII
Date 1811
MediumGraphite on paper
Dimensionssupport: 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
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Catalogue entry

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 146 Verso:
Berry Pomeroy Castle 1811
D08639
Turner Bequest CXXIII 143a
Pencil on white wove writing paper, 75 x 117 mm
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
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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