Joseph Mallord William Turner

A Village; Views of Dunkirk

1824

In Tate Britain

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 118 × 78 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D19942
Turner Bequest CCXVI 196

Catalogue entry

Drawn with the sketchbook turned upside down, these sketches show: a village scene, continued from the folio opposite (Tate D19941; Turner Bequest CCXVI 195a), and two views of the northern French city of Dunkirk. For other drawings of Dunkirk see Tate D19911, D19915–D19919; Turner Bequest CCXVI 180, 182–184a.

Alice Rylance-Watson
June 2014

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