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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner A Rocky West Country Coast 1811

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 99 Verso:
A Rocky West Country Coast 1811
D08552
Turner Bequest CXXIII 96a
Pencil on white wove writing paper, 75 x 117 mm
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This view of rocky cliffs and a distant headland is unidentified, as is the slighter coastal view on folio 100 verso (D08554; CXXIII 97a), although they appear characteristic of Devon or Cornwall.

Matthew Imms
June 2011

How to cite

Matthew Imms, ‘A Rocky West Country Coast 1811 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, June 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-a-rocky-west-country-coast-r1137029, accessed 21 April 2021.