Joseph Mallord William TurnerCliffs and Coast 1831

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Artist
Title
Cliffs and Coast
From Staffa Sketchbook
Turner Bequest CCLXXIII
Date 1831
MediumGraphite on paper
Dimensionssupport: 186 x 116 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D26911
Turner Bequest CCLXXIII 86 a
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Catalogue entry

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 86 Verso:
Cliffs and Coast 1831
D26911
Turner Bequest CCLXXIII 86a
Pencil on white wove paper, 186 x 116 mm
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
The two rough sketches on this page have not been identified. At the top of the page is a sketch of what seems to be a cliff face, with a sketch beneath of a stretch of rocky coastline.

Thomas Ardill
April 2010

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