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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Coastline; Deal; Walmer Castle; Fishermen c.1816-19

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 33 Recto:
Coastline; Deal; Walmer Castle; Fishermen circa 1816–19
Turner Bequest CXL 30
Pencil on white wove paper, 155 x 95 mm
Inscribed by Turner in pencil ‘Walmer Cast[le]’ lower left
Inscribed by John Ruskin in blue ink ‘30’ bottom right, descending vertically
Stamped in black ‘CXL 30’ bottom left, descending vertically
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
There are five separate sketches here: from the top, a stretch of coastline, another, seemingly at Deal, with signal poles (see also folio 30 verso of the sketchbook, D10461; Turner Bequest CXL 27a), a third perhaps with Walmer Castle to left, the inscribed detail of the castle, and three figures.

David Blayney Brown
July 2011

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘Coastline; Deal; Walmer Castle; Fishermen 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-coastline-deal-walmer-castle-fishermen-r1131454, accessed 14 August 2020.