Joseph Mallord William Turner

Figures on a Beach, ?Margate, Kent

c.1834

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Chalk on paper
Dimensions
Support: 139 x 228 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D27827
Turner Bequest CCLXXXII 34

Catalogue entry

Inverted in relation to the sketchbook as foliated, this maritime view in chalks is one of several in this volume. For more information, see the sketchbook introduction.
Technical notes:
The centre of the page is marked by black chalk counterproofs from the sketch on folio 33 verso opposite (D27826; Turner Bequest CCLXXXII 33a).

John Chu
March 2015

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