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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Pevensey Castle; the South and East Walls c.1806-10

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 18 Recto:
Pevensey Castle; the South and East Walls circa 1806–10
D05635
Turner Bequest XCI 18
Pencil and white chalk on cream wove paper, prepared with a buff wash, 128 x 201 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘18’ bottom left, descending vertically
Stamped in black ‘XCI 18’ bottom left, descending vertically
Blind-stamped with the Turner Bequest monogram, lower right of centre
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
The subject is certainly Pevensey. For Pevensey Castle in this sketchbook see notes to folio 13 (D05630). This is the same view as on folio 19 (D05636), from closer up.
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David Blayney Brown
March 2011

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘Pevensey Castle; the South and East Walls 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-pevensey-castle-the-south-and-east-walls-r1130945, accessed 22 April 2021.