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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

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

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 57 Recto:
Hastings from near Ore Place circa 1806–10
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.

David Blayney Brown
March 2011

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘Hastings from near Ore Place c.1806–10 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, March 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-hastings-from-near-ore-place-r1130985, accessed 26 May 2018.