Joseph Mallord William Turner

Dartmouth Castle and Kingswear Castle

1811

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 75 x 117 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D08783
Turner Bequest CXXIII 235 a

Catalogue entry

Dartmouth Castle and the tower of St Petrox’s Church are lightly indicated to the right on the west bank of the Dart Estuary, looking south towards the sea and across to Kingswear Castle on the opposite bank. There is a more detailed view on folio 240 recto (D08785; CXXIII 237); for other Dartmouth studies in this sketchbook and elsewhere, see under folio 3 recto (D08366).

Matthew Imms
June 2011

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