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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner The Dart Estuary, Dartmouth Castle and St Petrox's Church 1811

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 2 Verso:
The Dart Estuary, Dartmouth Castle and St Petrox’s Church 1811
D08365
Turner Bequest CXXIII 2a
Pencil on white laid paper, 75 x 117 mm
Watermark ‘17 8’
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
The tower and shallow spire are those of St Petrox’s Church, adjacent to Dartmouth Castle, seen to the south from inland. The buildings are drawn from much closer on folio 3 recto opposite (D08366); for other Dartmouth views see the entry for the latter.

Matthew Imms
June 2011

How to cite

Matthew Imms, ‘The Dart Estuary, Dartmouth Castle and St Petrox’s Church 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-the-dart-estuary-dartmouth-castle-and-st-petroxs-church-r1136841, accessed 04 December 2021.