J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours

Joseph Mallord William Turner Cockermouth Castle: Looking towards the Round Tower from near the Junction of the Rivers Derwent and Cocker 1809

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Cockermouth Castle: Looking towards the Round Tower from near the Junction of the Rivers Derwent and Cocker 1809
D07527
Turner Bequest CIX 15
Pencil on white wove paper, 230 x 375 mm
Stamped in black ‘CIX 15’ bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
For Cockermouth Castle and views from this sketchbook see Introduction. The view here is towards the round (archers’) tower with the north curtain wall to left and the south to the right, with the bell tower at centre and the flag tower at far right.
The paper is discoloured.
Verso:
Blank. Laid down.

David Blayney Brown
August 2009

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘Cockermouth Castle: Looking towards the Round Tower from near the Junction of the Rivers Derwent and Cocker 1809 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, August 2009, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, December 2012, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-cockermouth-castle-looking-towards-the-round-tower-from-near-r1135641, accessed 29 July 2014.