Joseph Mallord William Turner

Polruan Blockhouse and St Saviour’s Chapel

1811

Not on display
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
D08442
Turner Bequest CXXIII 42 a

Catalogue entry

Polruan’s ruined blockhouse is seen from the shore of the Fowey Estuary, with the ruined chapel on the hill to the south-east. For other views in and around Fowey see under folio 5 verso (D08371).

Matthew Imms
June 2011

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