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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Pevensey Castle; the East Walls and Postern c.1806-10

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 16 Recto:
Pevensey Castle; the East Walls and Postern circa 1806–10
D05633
Turner Bequest XCI 16
Pencil and white chalk on cream wove paper, prepared with a buff wash, 128 x 201 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘16’ bottom left, descending vertically
Stamped in black ‘XCI 16’ 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 subject is certainly Pevensey. Here, Turner draws the Postern Gate in the east walls. For Pevensey Castle in this sketchbook see notes to folio 13 (D05630).
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David Blayney Brown
March 2011

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘Pevensey Castle; the East Walls and Postern 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-pevensey-castle-the-east-walls-and-postern-r1130943, accessed 08 February 2016.