Joseph Mallord William Turner

Lydford Castle and St Petroc’s Church

1814

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 90 × 152 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D09522
Turner Bequest CXXXII 39

Catalogue entry

The square keep of Lydford Castle and the tower of St Petroc’s Church are seen from the north-west, from the depression on that side of the village which runs into Lydford Gorge towards the south-east, beyond this composition towards the right. There are closer versions on folios 40 recto and 41 recto (D09523, D09524). For other views around Lydford, see under folio 28 recto (D09510). For other views around Lydford, see under folio 28 recto (D09510).
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Matthew Imms
June 2014

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