Joseph Mallord William Turner

Hastings Castle

c.1806–10

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Chalk and graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 153 x 216 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D05728
Turner Bequest XCII 10

Catalogue entry

This seems be Hastings Castle from the top of the cliffs to the west, but the sketch is very quick and no detail is shown.
The paper has been creased and ironed out at some time.

David Blayney Brown
April 2010

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