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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Buildings on a Channel Coast 1845

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 73 Verso:
Buildings on a Channel Coast 1845
Turner Bequest CCCLXI 73
Pencil on white wove paper, 86 x 111 mm
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
The various loose sketches of buildings and cliffs here, presumably on a Channel coast, continue across folio 74 recto opposite (D35617). See the sketchbook’s Introduction for the many slight coastal views scattered through it.
The blank recto is inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘73’ and stamped in black ‘CCCLXI – 73’ at the bottom right. For numerous instances of blank, unaccessioned rectos in this sketchbook, see the technical notes in the Introduction.

Matthew Imms
September 2016

How to cite

Matthew Imms, ‘Buildings on a Channel Coast 1845 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, September 2016, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, December 2016, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-buildings-on-a-channel-coast-r1184032, accessed 08 December 2021.