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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Scarborough Harbour and Part of the South Cliff from Near the Spa c.1816-18

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 15 Recto:
Scarborough Harbour and Part of the South Cliff from Near the Spa c.1816–18
D11966
Turner Bequest CLI 13
Pencil on white wove paper, 116 x 182 mm
Inscribed by an unknown hand in red ink ‘13’ bottom left, descending vertically
Stamped in brown ‘CLI 13’ bottom left, descending vertically
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This sketch is the last in a series of seven recording an exploration down the Weaponness Valley at Scarborough, starting from a viewpoint about a mile south-west of the castle (D11972; Turner Bequest CLI 18) and finishing with the present sketch at the embouchement onto the south bay shore. The view of the present sketch is effectively the continuation to the right of that of D11965; Turner Bequest CLI 12.
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David Hill
September 2008

How to cite

David Hill, ‘Scarborough Harbour and Part of the South Cliff from Near the Spa c.1816–18 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, September 2008, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, September 2014, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-scarborough-harbour-and-part-of-the-south-cliff-from-near-r1146993, accessed 24 August 2019.