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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Ramsgate Harbour and Lighthouse c.1816-19

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 27 Recto:
Ramsgate Harbour and Lighthouse circa 1816–19
Turner Bequest CXL 24
Pencil on white wove paper, 155 x 95 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in blue ink ‘24’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘CXL 24’ bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
For Ramsgate in this sketchbook see note to folio 22 verso (D10451). This very slight sketch mainly shows the lighthouse at the end of the harbour wall, from close up.

David Blayney Brown
July 2011

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘Ramsgate Harbour and Lighthouse c.1816–19 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, July 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-ramsgate-harbour-and-lighthouse-r1131442, accessed 16 January 2021.