Joseph Mallord William Turner

Ramsgate, 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
D27336
Turner Bequest CCLXXIX 37 a

Catalogue entry

With the sketchbook turned horizontally, Turner filled this page with studies of a harbour, identified by A.J. Finberg as Ramsgate.1 For more information on the maritime subjects in this volume, see the sketchbook introduction.

John Chu
March 2015

1
A.J. Finberg, A Complete Inventory of the Drawings of the Turner Bequest, London 1909, vol.II, p.886

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