Joseph Mallord William Turner

Cockermouth Castle: the North Curtain Walls from across the River Derwent

1809

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 229 x 375 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D07525
Turner Bequest CIX 13

Catalogue entry

For Cockermouth Castle and views from this sketchbook see Introduction. The view here is from the north, with the outer gatehouse at left, the kitchen tower at centre and the round (archers’) tower at right. Similar views, seen from progressively further afield, are D07536; Turner Bequest CIX 24 and D07526; Turner Bequest CIX 14. Another, from still further way but from a slightly further to the east, is D07530; Turner Bequest CIX 18.
Verso:
Blank. Laid down.

David Blayney Brown
August 2009

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