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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Pevensey Bay, Looking Towards Beachy Head c.1806-10

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 20 Recto:
Pevensey Bay, Looking Towards Beachy Head circa 1806–10
D05733
Turner Bequest XCII 14
Pencil on cream wove paper, prepared with a buff wash, 153 x 216 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘14’ bottom left, descending vertically
Stamped in black ‘XCII 14’ bottom left, descending vertically
Blind-stamped with the Turner Bequest monogram lower right of centre
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
The coastline seems to be Pevensey Bay, with Beachy Head in the far distance.

There is a sooty deposit along the bottom of the sheet and the bottom left corner is repaired.
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David Blayney Brown
April 2010

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘Pevensey Bay, Looking Towards Beachy Head c.1806–10 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, April 2010, 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-pevensey-bay-looking-towards-beachy-head-r1131053, accessed 16 December 2017.