Joseph Mallord William Turner

?Dieppe Harbour

1845

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 86 x 111 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D35598
Turner Bequest CCCLXI 62 a

Catalogue entry

Inverted relative to the sketchbook’s foliation, this slight coastal view continues across folio 63 recto opposite (D35599). Finberg identified it as showing Dieppe’s harbour, but this remains to be confirmed. For other Dieppe views, see under folio 31 recto (D35541).
Technical notes:
There is some brown staining at the gutter, possibly indicating water damage in the 1928 Tate flood.

Matthew Imms
September 2016

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