Joseph Mallord William Turner

Southern End of Derwentwater with Lodore Falls Hotel

1831

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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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
D25797
Turner Bequest CCLXVI 19

Catalogue entry

Continued from folio 18 verso (D25797) is a view of the southern end of Derwentwater, made from near Calf Close Bay on the eastern side of the lake. On 18 verso is Lodore with the Lodore Falls Hotel. The lake and the Derwent Fells to its south-west are depicted on the present page with a few rocks in the foreground.
Further views of Derwentwater are on folios 19 verso–22 (D25798–D25803).

Thomas Ardill
May 2010

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