Joseph Mallord William TurnerHastings from near Ore Place c.1806-10

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Artist
Title
Hastings from near Ore Place
From Herstmonceux and Pevensey Sketchbook
Turner Bequest XCI
Date c.1806-10
MediumChalk and graphite on paper
Dimensionssupport: 128 x 201 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D05674
Turner Bequest XCI 57
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Catalogue entry

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 57 Recto:
Hastings from near Ore Place circa 1806–10
D05674
Turner Bequest XCI 57
Pencil on cream wove paper, prepared with a buff wash, 128 x 201 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘57’ bottom left, descending vertically
Stamped in black ‘XCI 57’ bottom left, descending vertically
Blind-stamped with the Turner Bequest monogram, bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Rather than Winchelsea, this is Hastings seen from near the viewpoint on folio 56 of the sketchbook (D05673), identified by Eric Shanes as Ore Place. See also folios 55, 57 and 58 (D05672, D05674, D05675).
There is a stain or red ink or wax upper left of centre and other discolouration.
Verso:
Blank

David Blayney Brown
March 2011

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