Joseph Mallord William Turner

Cockermouth Castle: the East and North Curtain Walls

1809

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 230 x 374 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D07533
Turner Bequest CIX 21

Catalogue entry

For Cockermouth Castle and views from this sketchbook see Introduction. The view here is from the north-east, with the flag tower at right, the east curtain wall and the outer gatehouse at centre and the north curtain wall to right. The River Derwent and bridge are below the castle mound to right, with the Lands beside the river.
Verso:
Blank. Laid down.

David Blayney Brown
August 2009

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