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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Cliffs ?near Whitby, with a Vessel at Sea in the Left Distance 1801

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 90 Recto:
Cliffs ?near Whitby, with a Vessel at Sea in the Left Distance 1801
D02759
Turner Bequest LIV 90
Pencil with scraping-out on white wove paper prepared with a mauve-pink ground, 115 x 164 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘90’ top left, upside down
Stamped in black ‘LIV 90’ top left, upside down
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Inverted relative to the sketchbook’s foliation, this is a continuation of the drawing on folio 89 verso opposite (D02758). A long sequence of sketches on the Yorkshire coast between Scarborough and Whitby runs between folios 83 verso and 98 verso (D02746–D02776).

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘Cliffs ?near Whitby, with a Vessel at Sea in the Left Distance 1801 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, May 2013, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, April 2016, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-cliffs-near-whitby-with-a-vessel-at-sea-in-the-left-distance-r1178945, accessed 27 July 2021.