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

Joseph Mallord William Turner Dover Castle and Cliffs c.1816-18

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

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘Dover Castle and Cliffs c.1816–18 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, May 2011, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, December 2012, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-dover-castle-and-cliffs-r1131592, accessed 25 July 2014.