Joseph Mallord William Turner

Dieppe Harbour from Le Pollet

1824

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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
D20011
Turner Bequest CCXVI 234 a

Catalogue entry

This finely wrought and detailed prospect of Dieppe was taken from a vantage point high in the surrounding cliffs at Le Pollet.1 A similar perspective is shown in Tate D20207, D35850; Turner Bequest CCXX A, CCCLXIV 13. The Church of Saint-Jacques can be seen at left and the Château de Dieppe in the distance at right. For other views of Dieppe in this sketchbook see Tate D19959, D19966, D19968–D19996, D19998–D200010, D20012–D20014, D20031–D20033; Turner Bequest CCXVI 205, 209a, 211–227, 228–234, 235–236, 244a–245a.

Alice Rylance-Watson
June 2014

1
Warrell 2014, p.133.

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