Joseph Mallord William Turner

Castle Crag, Borrowdale

1797

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 274 x 370 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D01023
Turner Bequest XXXV 21

Catalogue entry

Turner scholar David Hill says that the view, drawn with the page turned horizontally, is taken looking south, up the valley from a point near Grange, between Derwentwater and Borrowdale village itself. The leaf should follow folio 26 recto (D01079; Turner Bequest XXXV 77), a view along Derwentwater from Grange Fell.
Verso:
Blank; stamped in brown ink with Turner Bequest monogram; inscribed by A.J. Finberg in pencil ‘141.21 –21’.

Andrew Wilton
August 2010

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