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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Whitby Abbey and Cliffs, from the North 1801

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 84 Recto:
Whitby Abbey and Cliffs, from the North 1801
D02747
Turner Bequest LIV 84
Pencil, watercolour and gouache on white wove paper prepared with a mauve-pink ground, 115 x 164 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘84’ top left, upside down
Stamped in black ‘LIV 84’ top left, upside down
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Inverted relative to the sketchbook’s foliation, this is a continuation of the drawing on folio 83 verso opposite (D02746).

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘Whitby Abbey and Cliffs, from the North 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-whitby-abbey-and-cliffs-from-the-north-r1178933, accessed 08 December 2021.