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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Chalk Cliffs; ?Looking towards Folkestone c.1816-19

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 39 Recto:
Chalk Cliffs; ?Looking towards Folkestone circa 1816–19
Turner Bequest CXL 35
Pencil on white wove paper, 155 x 95 mm
Inscribed by Turner in pencil ‘Road’ right of the upper sketch and ‘Earth’ lower right near the lower image
Inscribed by John Ruskin in blue ink ‘35’ bottom right, descending vertically
Stamped in black ‘CXL 35’ bottom left, descending vertically
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Continued on folio 38 verso of the sketchbook (D10475; Turner Bequest CXL 34a), for which see catalogue note.

David Blayney Brown
July 2011

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘Chalk Cliffs; ?Looking towards Folkestone c.1816–19 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, July 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-chalk-cliffs-looking-towards-folkestone-r1131466, accessed 16 May 2021.