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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Pevensey Castle from the South-East ?1810

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Pevensey Castle from the South-East ?1810
Turner Bequest CXXXVIII 14
Pencil on white wove paper, 200 x 312 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘26’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘CXXXVIII 14’ bottom right
Blind-stamped with the Turner bequest monogram towards bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Perhaps a right-hand page of the sketchbook; no stitch holes are visible but there are traces of dirt along the right margin.
For Pevensey Castle in this sketchbook see notes to D10326; Turner Bequest CXXXVIII 7, and for possibly earlier drawings, the Herstmonceux and Pevensey sketchbook (for example Tate D05630; Turner Bequest XCI 13).

David Blayney Brown
April 2011

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘Pevensey Castle from the South-East ?1810 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, April 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-pevensey-castle-from-the-south-east-r1131380, accessed 04 June 2020.