Joseph Mallord William Turner

A Rocky West Country Coast

1811

Not on display
Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 75 x 117 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D08552
Turner Bequest CXXIII 96 a

Catalogue entry

This view of rocky cliffs and a distant headland is unidentified, as is the slighter coastal view on folio 100 verso (D08554; CXXIII 97a), although they appear characteristic of Devon or Cornwall.

Matthew Imms
June 2011

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