Joseph Mallord William Turner

Hastings Castle

c.1806–10

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

View by appointment
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
D05730
Turner Bequest XCII 11

Catalogue entry

This seems to be Hastings Castle from the west, with its cliff descending to the Stade and sail lofts below at right. There is a passage of grey wash, unrelated to the drawing, across the bottom of the leaf.
Verso:
Blank

David Blayney Brown
April 2010

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