Joseph Mallord William Turner Street Scene, ?Abbeville 1824

Artwork details

Street Scene, ?Abbeville
From Rivers Meuse and Moselle Sketchbook
Turner Bequest CCXVI
Date 1824
Medium Graphite on paper
Dimensions Support: 78 x 118 mm
Acquisition Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Turner Bequest CCXVI 197
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Catalogue entry

Here Turner has recorded a street view; the location is most likely Abbeville, given the similarity in handling between the present sketch and Tate D19943; Turner Bequest CCXVI 196a.
For other views of Abbeville see Tate D18582, D19929–D19933, D19937, D19945–D19948, D20116–D20117; Turner Bequest CCXI 37a, CCXVI 189a–191a, 193a, 197a–199, CCXVII 22–23.

Alice Rylance-Watson
June 2014

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