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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Herstmonceux Castle, the Gatehouse and Moat c.1806-10

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 41 Recto:
Herstmonceux Castle, the Gatehouse and Moat circa 1806–10
D05658
Turner Bequest XCI 41
Pencil and white chalk on cream wove paper, prepared with a buff wash, 128 x 201 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘41’ bottom left, descending vertically
Stamped in black ‘XCI 41’ 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 a frontal view of the gatehouse front from across the moat.
There are stains of ink or grey wash across the lower part of the leaf.
Verso:
Blank

David Blayney Brown
March 2011

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘Herstmonceux Castle, the Gatehouse and Moat 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-the-gatehouse-and-moat-r1130969, accessed 23 October 2019.