Joseph Mallord William Turner

Coastal Terrain

c.1830–45

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Medium
Watercolour on paper
Dimensions
Support: 236 x 314 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D35956
Turner Bequest CCCLXIV 113

Catalogue entry

This is one of a large number of sketches on loose sheets of paper depicting coastal terrain and seagoing vessels in various combinations. For the grouping and dating of these works to the middle and later periods of Turner’s career, see the section introduction.
Verso:
Pencil note reading ‘ccclxiv’. Stamped in black with the Turner Bequest monogram and ‘CCCLXIV – 113’.
Technical Notes:
Light brown stains along the bottom edge of the sheet.

John Chu
June 2015

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