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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner View from above Sainte-Adresse ?1829

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 13 Recto:
View from above Sainte-Adresse ?1829
Turner Bequest CCLIII 13
Pencil on pale cream laid paper, 107 x 156 mm
Inscribed by Turner in pencil ‘[?11am]’ twice, top centre
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘13’ bottom left descending vertically
Stamped in black ‘CCLIII – 13’ bottom left descending vertically
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Art historian Ian Warrell refers1 to this sketch, as well as folio 12 verso opposite and 14 recto (D23722, D23724) and drawings in the 1832 Seine and Paris and Guernsey sketchbooks (Tate D24050–D24052, D24054–D24061; Turner Bequest CCLIV 85a–86a; D23597, D23603; CCLII 41, 45), being the result of Turner climbing to the headland above Sainte-Adresse, the Côte d’Ingouville,2 which is in the environs of Le Havre.
Warrell 1999, pp.109, 259 note 30, p.269 cats.66 and 67.
Warrell 1999, pp.109 (Warrell refers to ‘Ste-Andresse’), p.259 note 30.

Caroline South
May 2017

How to cite

Caroline South, ‘View from above Sainte-Adresse ?1829 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, May 2017, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, November 2019, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-view-from-above-sainte-adresse-r1195629, accessed 22 May 2024.