Joseph Mallord William Turner

Boats and Figures on the Coast, Calais

1802

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Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 112 x 187 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D04200
Turner Bequest LXXI 8

Catalogue entry

Numbered by Finberg as folio 8 in this book, this has since been rebound as folio 10. This group of wooden posts or groynes is presumably on Calais Pier, perhaps with Fort Rouge in the middle distance.
Verso:
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David Blayney Brown
April 2003

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