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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Isle of Wight Coastal Views near Ryde 1827

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 43 Verso:
Isle of Wight Coastal Views near Ryde 1827
D20800
Turner Bequest CCXXVII 41a
Pencil on white wove paper, 185 x 110 mm
Partial watermark ‘nsell | 17’
Inscribed by Turner in pencil ‘[?Blustery]’ towards top right, ‘Nr Ryde’ above right of centre, ‘Apply’ and ‘[...] Point’ below right of centre, and ‘Saltings’ below left of centre
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Made with the page turned vertically, there are five successive bands of sketches here, all apparently made on the wooded north-east shoreline of the Isle of Wight near Ryde and Appley, just to its east. There is a windmill at the far left of the middle view.
For other island views in this sketchbook, see under folio 2 recto (D20735).

Matthew Imms
November 2015

How to cite

Matthew Imms, ‘Isle of Wight Coastal Views near Ryde 1827 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, November 2015, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, November 2016, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-isle-of-wight-coastal-views-near-ryde-r1182660, accessed 20 May 2022.