Joseph Mallord William Turner

Three Strips of Kent Coast: One of Dandelion and Birchington and Two of Margate

c.1805–9

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 115 x 190 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D06462
Turner Bequest XCIX 60 a

Catalogue entry

Drawn with the sketchbook inverted. ‘Dandelion’ refers to the ruins of a fortified mansion (sometimes known as Garlinge Castle) dating from the reign of Edward I, just south-west of Margate.

David Blayney Brown
March 2009

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