Joseph Mallord William Turner

Chatham, Kent

c.1832

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

View by appointment
Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 86 x 206 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D27352
Turner Bequest CCLXXIX 45 a

Catalogue entry

With the sketchbook turned horizontally Turner filled this page with a study of a harbour, identified by Eric Shanes as Chatham in Kent.1 For more information on the Kentish scenes in this volume, see the sketchbook introduction.

John Chu
March 2015

1
Eric Shanes, Turner’s Picturesque Views in England and Wales 1825–1838, London 1979, p.156 under no.94

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