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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Millom Castle and Holy Trinity Church 1809

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Millom Castle and Holy Trinity Church 1809
D07535
Turner Bequest CIX 23
Pencil on white wove paper, 229 x 375 mm
Inscribed by Turner in pencil ‘Road’ and ‘Corn’ lower left
Stamped in black ‘CIX 23’ bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
For Millom Castle and another view from this sketchbook see Tate D07534; Turner Bequest CIX 22. In this drawing, Turner is looking east-south-east. The castle and church are seen in the lower right corner; the ground descends towards Duddon Sands and the distant hills are those of the Barrow Peninsular.
Verso:
Blank. Laid down.

David Blayney Brown
August 2009

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘Millom Castle and Holy Trinity Church 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-millom-castle-and-holy-trinity-church-r1135649, accessed 25 October 2021.