Joseph Mallord William Turner

Vessels on Coast at Brighton

c.1824

View this artwork by appointment, at Tate Britain's Prints and Drawings Rooms

Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 75 x 118 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D18341
Turner Bequest CCX 18

Catalogue entry

This slight sketch depicts the coast at Brighton with a group of fishing boats moored on the beachfront.
For further sketches of Brighton in this book see Tate D18343–D18350, D18353–D18365, D18369–D18371; Turner Bequest CCX 20–23a, 25a–33a, 35a–36a. See also Turner’s design Brighthelmstone, produced for Cooke’s Picturesque Views of the Southern Coast of England and published in 1825 (Tate impression T05289 and Tate D18469; Turner Bequest CCX 88).
Verso:
Blank.

Alice Rylance-Watson
February 2015

Read full Catalogue entry

Explore