Joseph Mallord William Turner

Margate Custom House, Kent

c.1832

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 86 x 206 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D27322
Turner Bequest CCLXXIX 30 a

Catalogue entry

With the sketchbook turned horizontally, Turner filled this page with a view of Margate incorporating the custom house. For more on the Kentish studies in this volume, see the sketchbook introduction.

John Chu
March 2015

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