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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Downs c.1806-10

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 21 Recto:
Downs circa 1806–10
D05734
Turner Bequest XCII 15
Pencil and chalk on cream wove paper, prepared with a buff wash, 216 x 153 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘15’ bottom left, descending vertically
Stamped in black ‘XCII 15’ 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
A slight sketch of an unidentified stretch of Downs near the coast.
Verso:
Blank

David Blayney Brown
April 2010

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘Downs 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-r1131054, accessed 08 July 2020.