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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Cliffs on a Channel Coast 1845

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 82 Recto:
Cliffs on a Channel Coast 1845
D35632
Turner Bequest CCCLXI 82
Pencil on white wove paper, 86 x 111 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘82’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘CCCLXI – 82’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
There are three studies of cliffs, presumably on a Channel coast. See the sketchbook’s Introduction for the many slight coastal views scattered through it.

Matthew Imms
September 2016

How to cite

Matthew Imms, ‘Cliffs 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-cliffs-on-a-channel-coast-r1184048, accessed 30 October 2020.