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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner ?Above Hastings: a Bay from the Cliffs c.1806-10

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 19 Recto:
?Above Hastings: a Bay from the Cliffs circa 1806–10
Turner Bequest XCII 13
Pencil on cream wove paper, prepared with a buff wash, 153 x 216 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘12’ bottom left, descending vertically
Stamped in black ‘XCII 12’ bottom left, descending vertically
Blind-stamped with the Turner Bequest monogram lower right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This view is probably from Hastings out to the Channel.
The paper has been folded and creased and shows moisture damage.

David Blayney Brown
April 2010

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘?Above Hastings: a Bay from the Cliffs c.1806–10 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, April 2010, 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-above-hastings-a-bay-from-the-cliffs-r1131052, accessed 15 February 2019.