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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Rocks on the Coast 1801

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 53 Recto:
Rocks on the Coast 1801
Turner Bequest LIV 53
Pencil on white wove paper prepared with a mauve-pink ground, 115 x 164 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘53’ top left, upside down
Stamped in black ‘LIV 53’ top left, upside down
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
The drawing is inverted relative to the sketchbook’s foliation.

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘Rocks on the Coast 1801 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, May 2013, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, April 2016, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-rocks-on-the-coast-r1178872, accessed 26 January 2020.