Joseph Mallord William Turner

Rainbow and Coastal Terrain

c.1840–5

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Medium
Watercolour on paper
Dimensions
Support: 278 x 440 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D36302
Turner Bequest CCCLXV 12

Catalogue entry

This is one of a large number of sketches on loose sheets of paper depicting coastal terrain and seagoing vessels in various combinations. For the grouping and dating of these works to the middle and later periods of Turner’s career, see the section introduction.
Technical Notes:
The sheet was not available for inspection at the time of cataloguing.

John Chu
June 2015

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