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

Joseph Mallord William Turner St Michael's Mount and Marazion 1811

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 33 Verso:
St Michael’s Mount and Marazion 1811
D08913
Turner Bequest CXXV 32a
Pencil on white wove paper, 166 x 208 mm
Watermark ‘Fellows | 1808’
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
The drawing continues on folio 34 recto opposite (D08914; CXXV 33). Only the western slopes of the mount and part of the castle are shown here, from the north.
There is a vertical line running down from the right of centre, isolating a small, separate study of what appear to be rocks at the right-hand edge of the page.
Technical notes:
There is some brown spotting and staining.

Matthew Imms
February 2011

How to cite

Matthew Imms, ‘St Michael’s Mount and Marazion 1811 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, February 2011, 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-st-michaels-mount-and-marazion-r1137395, accessed 28 December 2014.