Joseph Mallord William Turner

Dartmouth Castle and the Mouth of the River Dart from Kingswear

1814

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 110 x 178 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D09737
Turner Bequest CXXXIII 55

Catalogue entry

Dartmouth Castle is seen to the south from the Kingswear side, across the Dart estuary. There is a similar view at the top left of folio 57 verso (D09741). This is one of a sequence of views around Dartmouth and the Dart Estuary between folios 50 recto and 60 recto (D09730, D09744); for sketches made in 1811, see under the first of these.

Matthew Imms
July 2014

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