Joseph Mallord William Turner
Houses on Quay at Dieppe 1824

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Houses on Quay at Dieppe
From Rivers Meuse and Moselle Sketchbook
Turner Bequest CCXVI
Date 1824
Medium Graphite on paper
Dimensions Support: 78 x 118 mm
Acquisition Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Turner Bequest CCXVI 209 a
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Catalogue entry

This previously unidentified prospect shows a stretch of the quay at Dieppe, with the profile of the Church of Saint-Jacques in the distance at far left. Turner visited this Normandy port city on 11 and 12 September, just before the end of his tour. For other views of Dieppe in this sketchbook see Tate D19959, D19968–D20014, D20031–D20033; Turner Bequest CCXVI 205, 211–236, 244a–245a.

Alice Rylance-Watson
June 2014

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