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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Downs, Looking towards the Coast c.1806-10

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 23 Recto:
Downs, Looking towards the Coast circa 1806–10
Turner Bequest XCII 19
Pencil on cream wove paper, prepared with a buff wash, 153 x 216 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘19’ bottom left, descending vertically
Stamped in black ‘XCII 19’ bottom left, descending vertically
Blind-stamped with the Turner Bequest monogram lower right of centre
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This a very quick outline and the location is unidentified; there is a bay in the left distance so the view must be towards the east.

David Blayney Brown
April 2010

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘Downs, Looking towards the Coast c.1806–10 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, April 2010, 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-downs-looking-towards-the-coast-r1131056, accessed 16 November 2018.