Joseph Mallord William TurnerDover Castle and Cliffs c.1816-18

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Artist
Title
Dover Castle and Cliffs
From Hastings Sketchbook
Turner Bequest CXXXIX
Date c.1816-18
MediumGraphite on paper
Dimensionssupport: 129 x 205 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D10364
Turner Bequest CXXXIX 19
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Catalogue entry

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 19 Recto:
Dover Castle and Cliffs circa 1816–18
D10364
Turner Bequest CXXXIX 19
Pencil on white wove paper, 129 x 205 mm
Inscribed by Turner in pencil ‘Chalk’ on cliffs, upper left
Inscribed by ?John Ruskin ‘19’ bottom left, inverted and ‘315’ top left, inverted
Inscribed by an unknown hand in pencil ‘CXXXIX 19’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Drawn with the sketchbook inverted, and continued on folio 18 verso (D10363).

David Blayney Brown
May 2011

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