J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours

Joseph Mallord William Turner Calais and the Pier from the Shore 1802

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 16 Recto:
Calais and the Pier from the Shore 1802
D04206
Turner Bequest LXXI 14
Pen and brown ink on wove paper prepared with a reddish brown wash, 112 x 187 mm
Stamped in black ‘LXXI 14’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Numbered by Finberg as folio 14 of this sketchbook, this has since been rebound as folio 16. Prominent buildings at Calais, including the church of Notre Dame and the Tour de Guet, are discernible on the skyline.
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David Blayney Brown
April 2003

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘Calais and the Pier from the Shore 1802 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, April 2003, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, December 2012, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-calais-and-the-pier-from-the-shore-r1133762, accessed 21 September 2014.