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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Hastings Castle c.1806-10

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 18 Recto:
Hastings Castle circa 1806–10
D05731
Turner Bequest XCII 12
Pencil on cream wove paper, prepared with a buff wash, 153 x 216 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘12’ bottom left, descending vertically
Stamped in black ‘XCII 12’ bottom left, descending vertically
Blind-stamped with the Turner Bequest monogram lower right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This seems to be part of Hastings Castle, from the north-west, looking out to the Channel at right.
Verso:
Blank save for a passage of grey wash along the lower margin.

David Blayney Brown
April 2010

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘Hastings Castle 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-hastings-castle-r1131051, accessed 18 March 2019.