Joseph Mallord William Turner

St Winnow from the River Fowey

1811

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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
D08776
Turner Bequest CXXIII 231 a

Catalogue entry

The square tower of St Winnow’s Church in the hamlet of the same name is shown in outline among trees above the east bank of the River Fowey, south of Lostwithiel, near which Turner had sketched Restormel Castle (see under folio 7 recto; D08374), and north of Fowey itself (see under folio 5 verso; D08371).

Matthew Imms
June 2011

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