Joseph Mallord William Turner

The Dart Estuary, Dartmouth Castle and St Petrox’s Church

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
D08365
Turner Bequest CXXIII 2 a

Catalogue entry

The tower and shallow spire are those of St Petrox’s Church, adjacent to Dartmouth Castle, seen to the south from inland. The buildings are drawn from much closer on folio 3 recto opposite (D08366); for other Dartmouth views see the entry for the latter.

Matthew Imms
June 2011

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