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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Peveril Castle and Castleton from the North-East ?1831

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 10 Recto:
Peveril Castle and Castleton from the North-East ?1831
D22167
Turner Bequest CCXXXIX 10
Pencil on white wove paper, 114 x 191 mm
Partial watermark ‘R Bar | 18’
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘10’ top left, upside down
Stamped in black ‘CCXXXIX – 10’ top left, upside down
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
As Ian Warrell recognised, this is a view of Peveril Castle above Castleton Church,1 seen from the north-east. In the left foreground appears to be an earlier version of Spital Bridge, carrying the Castleton-Hope road over Peakshole Water. St Edmund’s Church is now obscured by trees from this point. For other views of Peveril Castle, Castleton and Peak Cavern, see under folio 1 verso (D22152); for similar views, see also folio 9 verso opposite (D22166).

Matthew Imms
April 2014

1
Ian Warrell, notes from 1993 and later in Tate catalogue files.

How to cite

Matthew Imms, ‘Peveril Castle and Castleton from the North-East ?1831 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, April 2014, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, September 2014, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-peveril-castle-and-castleton-from-the-north-east-r1148813, accessed 29 October 2020.