Joseph Mallord William Turner

Dover: Boats and Buildings near Bunker’s Bridge

1793

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Part of
Dover
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 201 x 174 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D00172
Turner Bequest XVI J

Catalogue entry

A watercolour based on this study is in the British Museum, London (1980–10–11–43). Turner’s Dover drawings have been discussed elsewhere.1
1
See Andrew Wilton, ‘The “Monro School” Question: Some Answers’, Turner Studies, vol.4, no.2, Winter 1984, pp.20–2.
Verso:
Blank; stamped in black ink with Turner Bequest monogram.

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

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