Joseph Mallord William Turner

Rain Clouds over Cross Fell

1809

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 116 x 185 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D07544
Turner Bequest CX 6

Catalogue entry

One of the highest peaks of the Pennines, Cross Fell rises east of Penrith, so Turner must have made the drawing around the time of his visit to Lowther Castle, just south of the town; see Introduction to the sketchbook.
Verso:
Blank

David Blayney Brown
August 2009

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