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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner The Coast of Berwick-upon-Tweed 1831

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 35 Recto:
The Coast of Berwick-upon-Tweed 1831
Turner Bequest CCLXVII 35
Pencil on off-white wove writing paper, 113 x 185 mm
Inscribed in blue ink by John Ruskin ‘35’ top right and ‘271’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘CCLXVII – 35’ bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
These studies of the coast of Berwick-upon-Tweed continue from folio 34 verso (D25985; CCLXVII 34a). This view of the Berwick estuary includes the spire of the Town Hall. At the top of the page is the continuation of another sketch of the estuary on folio 34 verso.
For more information of Turner’s visit to Berwick, see folio 48 verso (D26009; CCLXVII 48a).

Thomas Ardill
September 2009

How to cite

Thomas Ardill, ‘The Coast of Berwick-upon-Tweed 1831 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, September 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-the-coast-of-berwick-upon-tweed-r1134356, accessed 13 December 2019.