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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Dartmouth Castle and Kingswear Castle 1811

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 238 Verso:
Dartmouth Castle and Kingswear Castle 1811
D08783
Turner Bequest CXXIII 235a
Pencil on white wove writing paper, 75 x 117 mm
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Dartmouth Castle and the tower of St Petrox’s Church are lightly indicated to the right on the west bank of the Dart Estuary, looking south towards the sea and across to Kingswear Castle on the opposite bank. There is a more detailed view on folio 240 recto (D08785; CXXIII 237); for other Dartmouth studies in this sketchbook and elsewhere, see under folio 3 recto (D08366).

Matthew Imms
June 2011

How to cite

Matthew Imms, ‘Dartmouth Castle and Kingswear Castle 1811 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, June 2011, 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-dartmouth-castle-and-kingswear-castle-r1137262, accessed 19 January 2022.