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
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.

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.