Joseph Mallord William Turner

Two Views of Chokier, Looking Downstream

1824

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 78 x 118 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D19615
Turner Bequest CCXVI 32 a

Catalogue entry

These swiftly rendered sketches of Chokier show the castle overlooking over the valley below atop a precipice. For more drawings of Chokier and its chateau see Tate D19611–D19614, D19616–D19618, D19635–D19636, D20085; Turner Bequest CCXVI 30a–32, 33–34, 43–43a, CCXVII 1a.

Alice Rylance-Watson
March 2014

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