Joseph Mallord William TurnerCorfe Castle: The Castle and Village from West Hill 1811

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Artist
Title
Corfe Castle: The Castle and Village from West Hill
From Corfe to Dartmouth Sketchbook
Turner Bequest CXXIV
Date 1811
MediumGraphite on paper
Dimensionssupport: 170 x 209 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D08808
Turner Bequest CXXIV 1 a
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Catalogue entry

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 1 Verso:
Corfe Castle: The Castle and Village from West Hill 1811
D08808
Turner Bequest CXXIV 1a
Pencil on white wove paper, 170 x 209 mm
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This is a brief continuation of the main view on folio 2 recto opposite (D08809). It shows Corfe Castle’s church of St Edward King and Martyr, in the village to the south-east of the castle.
Technical notes:
Small tears at the edges have been repaired.

Matthew Imms
February 2011

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