Joseph Mallord William Turner

Peveril Castle and Castleton from the North-West

?1831

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 191 x 114 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D22240
Turner Bequest CCXXXIX 48 a

Catalogue entry

With the page turned vertically, the upper half is taken up with a view of Peveril Castle from the north-west, above the ravine leading to Peak Cavern. At the top left is a continuation of the valley to the left, with the tower of Castleton’s St Edmund’s Church. For other views of the castle, village and cave, see under folio 1 verso (D22152).

Matthew Imms
April 2014

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