Joseph Mallord William Turner

Old Roar Waterfall, Hastings

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: 128 x 201 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D05711
Turner Bequest XCI 93

Catalogue entry

In pencil annotations to a copy of Finberg now in Tate’s Library, Edward Croft-Murray suggested that the subject is ‘Old Roar’ waterfall near Hastings, which seems right. The waterfall is in The Ghyll, near East Hill.
The leaf is stained.
Verso:
Blank

David Blayney Brown
March 2011

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