J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Carlisle 1831

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 42 Recto:
Carlisle 1831
Turner Bequest CCLXVI 42
Pencil on white wove paper, 114 x 187 mm
Inscribed in blue ink by John Ruskin ‘42’ top right and ‘342’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘CCLXVI 42’ bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
With the sketchbook inverted is a sketch of Carlisle from along the River Eden to the west. Eden Bridge, Carlisle Castle and the Cathedral are all depicted faintly in the background.
See folio 39 verso (D25838) for references to other sketches of Carlisle.

Thomas Ardill
September 2009

How to cite

Thomas Ardill, ‘Carlisle 1831 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, September 2009, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, December 2012, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-carlisle-r1134210, accessed 07 December 2021.