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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Coastline of Belgium c.1806-10

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 11 Recto:
Coastline of Belgium circa 1806–10
Turner Bequest LXXXVII 31
Pencil on cream laid paper, 118 x 185 mm
Inscribed in pencil by Turner ‘Flushing’ at left of centre, running vertically, and ‘Ostend’ bottom right
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘31’ top left, inverted
Stamped in black ‘LXXXVII 31’ top left, inverted
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Drawn with the sketchbook inverted. Continuation of the panoramic view on folio 10 verso of the sketchbook (D05405; Turner Bequest LXXXVII 30), for which see catalogue note.

David Blayney Brown
December 2005

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘Coastline of Belgium c.1806–10 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, December 2005, 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-of-belgium-r1139172, accessed 24 October 2019.