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 19 Recto:
Pevensey Castle; the South and East Walls circa 1806–10
Turner Bequest XCI 19
Pencil and white chalk on cream wove paper, prepared with a buff wash, 128 x 201 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘19’ bottom left, descending vertically
Stamped in black ‘XCI 19’ 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, from the same angle but from further away than on folio 18 of the sketchbook (D05635); a more distant view from a similar direction is on folio 20 (D05637). For Pevensey Castle in this sketchbook see notes to folio 13 (D05630).

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-r1130946, accessed 21 May 2022.