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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Cockermouth Castle: the North Curtain Walls from the River Derwent 1809

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Cockermouth Castle: the North Curtain Walls from the River Derwent 1809
D07530
Turner Bequest CIX 18
Pencil on white wove paper, 228 x 373 mm
Inscribed by Turner in pencil ‘broken ground’ bottom left
Stamped in black ‘CIX 18’ bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
For Cockermouth Castle and views from this sketchbook see Introduction. The view here is from the River Derwent, with the outer gatehouse of the castle at left, the kitchen tower at centre and the round (archers’) tower at right. This is the most distant of Turner’s views from the north, for which see note to D07525; Turner Bequest CIX 13.
The paper is discoloured.
Verso:
Blank. Laid down.

David Blayney Brown
August 2009

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘Cockermouth Castle: the North Curtain Walls from the River Derwent 1809 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, August 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-cockermouth-castle-the-north-curtain-walls-from-the-river-r1135644, accessed 20 January 2021.