Joseph Mallord William Turner

Buildings at Dieppe

1824

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 78 x 118 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D19985
Turner Bequest CCXVI 221 a

Catalogue entry

This slight and undeveloped sketch depicts buildings at Dieppe, specifically those which surround the Church of Saint-Jacques. The dome and spire of the church can be seen rising above the rooftops at centre. For other views of Dieppe in this sketchbook see Tate D19959, D19966, D19968–D19984, D19986–D20014, D20031–D20033; Turner Bequest CCXVI 205, 209a, 211–221, 222–236, 244a–245a.

Alice Rylance-Watson
June 2014

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