Joseph Mallord William Turner

Dieppe Harbour

1824

Not on display
Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 78 x 118 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D20008
Turner Bequest CCXVI 233

Catalogue entry

Turner renders this study of Dieppe in striking detail, recording the houses and buildings which line the quayside and the lower reaches of cliffs. A jumble of fishing baskets and creels can be seen at bottom left, and beyond a small group of figures near the water’s edge. For other views of Dieppe in this sketchbook see Tate D19959, D19966, D19968–D19996, D19998–D20007, D20009–D20014, D20031–D20033; Turner Bequest CCXVI 205, 209a, 211–227, 228–232a, 233a–236, 244a–245a.

Alice Rylance-Watson
June 2014

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