Joseph Mallord William Turner

Margate from the Sands

c.1805–9

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Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 115 x 190 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D06452
Turner Bequest XCIX 55 a

Catalogue entry

Drawn with the sketchbook inverted, the subject is continued on folio 60 (D06453; Turner Bequest XCIX 56). Neither of Finberg’s suggestions seems right and this is more probably Margate, with the stone pier at left.

David Blayney Brown
March 2009

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