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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Above Hastings c.1806-10

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 92 Recto:
Above Hastings circa 1806–10
Turner Bequest XCI 92
Pencil on cream wove paper, prepared with a buff wash, 128 x 201 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘92’ bottom left, descending vertically
Stamped in black ‘XCI 92’ bottom left, descending vertically
Blind-stamped with the Turner Bequest monogram, bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
The identification of Hastings is correctly given by Edward Croft-Murray in pencil annotations to a copy of Finberg now in Tate’s Library. See folios 90–91 verso (D05707–D057090 for similar views.
The leaf is stained and splashed, perhaps with raindrops.

David Blayney Brown
March 2011

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘Above Hastings c.1806–10 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, March 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-above-hastings-r1131021, accessed 26 July 2021.