Joseph Mallord William Turner

Launceston from the West

1814

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 179 x 254 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D09818
Turner Bequest CXXXIV 26

Catalogue entry

Launceston Castle is seen above the town to east across the valley from the vicinity of Catherine’s Hill. For other views of the castle and the surrounding town, see under folio 70 recto (D09873; Turner Bequest CXXXIV 72).
Technical notes:
There is a slight loss or paper fault at the top edge, to the left of centre.
Verso:
Blank

Matthew Imms
July 2014

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