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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Herstmonceux Castle Seen through Trees c.1806-10

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 42 Recto:
Herstmonceux Castle Seen through Trees circa 1806–10
Turner Bequest XCI 42
Pencil and white chalk on cream wove paper, prepared with a buff wash, 128 x 201 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘42’ bottom left, descending vertically
Stamped in black ‘XCI 42’ bottom left, descending vertically
Blind-stamped with the Turner Bequest monogram, bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
For Herstmonceux Castle in this sketchbook see notes to folio 39 (D05656). This is the gatehouse front, from slightly further away than on folio 41 (D05658). There is a similar view on folio 43 (D05660).

David Blayney Brown
March 2011

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘Herstmonceux Castle Seen through Trees c.1806–10 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, March 2011, 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-herstmonceux-castle-seen-through-trees-r1130970, accessed 01 March 2021.