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

Joseph Mallord William Turner Cockermouth Castle: the North Curtain Walls from the River Derwent 1809

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 21 Recto:
Cockermouth Castle: the North Curtain Walls from the River Derwent 1809
D07561
Turner Bequest CX 21
Pencil on white laid paper, 116 x 185 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘21’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘CX 21’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
For Cockermouth Castle and Turner’s views in this sketchbook see Introduction. The river is the Derwent, not the Cocker as stated by Finberg.
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David Blayney Brown
August 2009

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘Cockermouth Castle: the North Curtain Walls from the River Derwent 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-the-north-curtain-walls-from-the-river-r1135677, accessed 30 August 2014.