Joseph Mallord William Turner

Calais Harbour, with Sailing Vessel

1802

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
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
D04198
Turner Bequest LXXI 6

Catalogue entry

Numbered by Finberg as folio 6 in this book, this has since been bound as folio 7. The subject now appears inverted. The skyline of Calais, including the church of Notre Dame and the Tour de Guet, is visible beyond the harbour.
Verso:
Blank

David Blayney Brown
April 2003

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