Joseph Mallord William Turner

Fowey and Polruan from the Estuary

1811

Not on display

Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 75 × 117 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D08456
Turner Bequest CXXIII 49 a

Catalogue entry

The view is from the east side of the Fowey Estuary in the Bodinnick area, looking south-east past St Fimbarrus’s Church, Fowey, on the right towards the Polruan blockhouse at the centre with St Saviour’s Chapel crowning the hill overlooking the sea beyond. For other views in and around Fowey see under folio 5 verso (D08371).

Matthew Imms
June 2011

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