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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Hastings Castle c.1810

Folio 16 Recto:
Hastings Castle circa 1810
Turner Bequest CXI 16
Pencil on white wove paper, 88 x 110 mm
Inscribed by Turner in pencil ‘Hastings Castle’ bottom left
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘16’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘CXI 16’ bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Continued slightly on folio 15 verso of the sketchbook (D07615), this a quick sketch of the castle from the cliffs to the west. For views around Hastings in this book, see Introduction.

David Blayney Brown
April 2011

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘Hastings Castle c.1810’, catalogue entry, April 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/hastings-castle-r1131103, accessed 24 October 2021.