Joseph Mallord William Turner

Buildings on a Channel Coast

1845

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 86 x 111 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D35620
Turner Bequest CCCLXI 76

Catalogue entry

This slight sketch shows unidentified buildings on what is presumably a Channel coast. There are indications of what seems to be rain over the sea towards the right. See the sketchbook’s Introduction for the many slight coastal views scattered through it.

Matthew Imms
September 2016

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