Joseph Mallord William Turner

Cliffs along the Yorkshire Coast

1801

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Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 115 x 164 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D02760
Turner Bequest LIV 90 a

Catalogue entry

Inverted relative to the sketchbook’s foliation, the subject is continued on folio 91 recto opposite (D02761). A long sequence of sketches on the Yorkshire coast between Scarborough and Whitby runs between folios 83 verso and 98 verso (D02746–D02776).

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

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