Joseph Mallord William Turner

Coastal Terrain with a Tower on a Cliff

c.1830–41

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 94 x 142 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D34325
Turner Bequest CCCXLIII 25v

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.
The recto is Tate D34324 (Turner Bequest CCCXLIII 25).

Matthew Imms
July 2016

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