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

Joseph Mallord William Turner Dover Castle c.1816-19

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 34 Recto:
Dover Castle circa 1816–19
D10468
Turner Bequest CXL 31
Pencil on white wove paper, 155 x 95 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in blue ink ‘31’ bottom right, descending vertically
Stamped in black ‘CXL 31’ bottom left, descending vertically
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This is certainly Dover Castle; see also folio 28 of this sketchbook (D10456; Turner Bequest CXL 25).

David Blayney Brown
July 2011

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘Dover Castle c.1816–19 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, July 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-r1131456, accessed 27 August 2014.