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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner St Michael's Mount: The Northern Range of the Castle 1811

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 34 Verso:
St Michael’s Mount: The Northern Range of the Castle 1811
D40817
Pencil on white wove paper, 166 x 208 mm
Watermark ‘Fellows | 1808’
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This slight continuation of the study of the castle on folio 35 recto opposite (D08915; CXXV 34) is not recorded by Finberg.1 It shows a ship below the western slopes of the island with the Mousehole side of Mount’s Bay in the distance.

Matthew Imms
February 2011

1
See A.J. Finberg, A Complete Inventory of the Drawings of the Turner Bequest, London 1909, vol.I, p.356.

How to cite

Matthew Imms, ‘St Michael’s Mount: The Northern Range of the Castle 1811 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, February 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-st-michaels-mount-the-northern-range-of-the-castle-r1137397, accessed 28 January 2022.