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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Coastal Terrain c.1830-45

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Coastal Terrain c.1830–45
D40187
Pencil on brown paper, 227 x 295 mm
Inscribed in red ink ‘581’ bottom left
Inscribed in pencil ‘probably 264’ and ‘No CCCLXIV, 266’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘CCCLXIV – 266’ and Turner Bequest monogram bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This is one of a large number of sketches on loose sheets of paper depicting coastal terrain and seagoing vessels in various combinations. For the grouping and dating of these works to the middle and later periods of Turner’s career, see the section introduction. This sketch was not recorded by A.J. Finberg in his 1909 Inventory of the Turner Bequest.1
The recto is Tate D36113 (Turner Bequest CCCLXIV 266).
John Chu
June 2015
Coastal Terrain c.1830–45
D36114
Turner Bequest CCCLXIV 267
Gouache and watercolour on brown paper, 224 x 293 mm
Stamped in black ‘CCCLXIV – 267’ bottom right
Blind stamped with Turner Bequest monogram bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This is one of a large number of sketches on loose sheets of paper depicting coastal terrain and seagoing vessels in various combinations. For the grouping and dating of these works to the middle and later periods of Turner’s career, see the section introduction.
Verso:
The verso of the sheet is attached to the mount.

John Chu
June 2015

How to cite

John Chu, ‘Coastal Terrain c.1830–45 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, June 2015, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, November 2016, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-coastal-terrain-r1182926, accessed 31 May 2020.