Joseph Mallord William Turner

Mayburgh Henge, Eamont Bridge, Penrith

1831

In Tate Britain

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 114 × 187 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D25811
Turner Bequest CCLXVI 26

Catalogue entry

Continued from folio 25 verso (D25810) is a view of Mayburgh Henge looking north. This half of the sketch shows the eastern half of the circular earthwork, as indicated by Turner’s inscription. At the top of the page is a sketch of the view west towards the Cumbrian mountains.
See folio 26 verso (D25812) for more information and references to further sketches of Mayburgh.

Thomas Ardill
September 2009

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