Joseph Mallord William Turner Cockermouth Castle: Looking towards the Round Tower from near the Junction of the Rivers Derwent and Cocker 1809

Artwork details

Artist
Title
Cockermouth Castle: Looking towards the Round Tower from near the Junction of the Rivers Derwent and Cocker
From Petworth Sketchbook
Turner Bequest CIX
Date 1809
Medium Graphite on paper
Dimensions Support: 230 x 375 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D07527
Turner Bequest CIX 15
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Catalogue entry

For Cockermouth Castle and views from this sketchbook see Introduction. The view here is towards the round (archers’) tower with the north curtain wall to left and the south to the right, with the bell tower at centre and the flag tower at far right.
The paper is discoloured.
Verso:
Blank. Laid down.

David Blayney Brown
August 2009

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