Joseph Mallord William Turner

South Shields

1818

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 90 x 112 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D13460
Turner Bequest CLXVI 6 a

Catalogue entry

This is a rough sketch of South Shields from the east with boats in the Tyne. There are further sketches on folios 9 verso and 12 verso (D13466, D13472). For more information on Turner’s visit to North and South Shields see folio 13 (D13473).

Thomas Ardill
August 2009

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