Joseph Mallord William Turner

St Michael’s Mount: The Northern Range of the Castle

1811

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 166 × 208 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D40817

Catalogue entry

This slight continuation of the study of the castle on folio 35 recto opposite (D08915; CXXV 34) is not recorded by Finberg.1 It shows a ship below the western slopes of the island with the Mousehole side of Mount’s Bay in the distance.

Matthew Imms
February 2011

1
See A.J. Finberg, A Complete Inventory of the Drawings of the Turner Bequest, London 1909, vol.I, p.356.

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