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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner St Bees Head and Coast 1809

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 37 Recto:
St Bees Head and Coast 1809
D07579
Turner Bequest CX 37
Pencil on white laid paper, 116 x 185 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘37’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘CX 37’
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
For St Bees, see folio 34 of the sketchbook (D07576). Here, Turner is looking from St Bees Head.
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David Blayney Brown
August 2009

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘St Bees Head and Coast 1809 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, August 2009, 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-st-bees-head-and-coast-r1135695, accessed 20 September 2019.