Joseph Mallord William Turner

Shakespeare Cliff from Dover Harbour

1845

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 86 x 111 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D35657
Turner Bequest CCCLXI 94 a

Catalogue entry

The view is west from Dover Harbour to the distinctive peak of Shakespeare Cliff; see also folio 85 recto (D35638). For other views of Dover on adjacent pages, see under folio 20 verso (D35523).

Matthew Imms
September 2016

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