Joseph Mallord William TurnerCalais and the Pier from the Shore 1802

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Artist
Title
Calais and the Pier from the Shore
From Small Calais Pier Sketchbook
Turner Bequest LXXI
Date 1802
MediumGraphite on paper
Dimensionssupport: 112 x 187 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D04206
Turner Bequest LXXI 14
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Catalogue entry

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 16 Recto:
Calais and the Pier from the Shore 1802
D04206
Turner Bequest LXXI 14
Pen and brown ink on wove paper prepared with a reddish brown wash, 112 x 187 mm
Stamped in black ‘LXXI 14’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Numbered by Finberg as folio 14 of this sketchbook, this has since been rebound as folio 16. Prominent buildings at Calais, including the church of Notre Dame and the Tour de Guet, are discernible on the skyline.
Verso:
Blank

David Blayney Brown
April 2003

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