Joseph Mallord William Turner

At Brighton

c.1824

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 75 × 118 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D18345
Turner Bequest CCX 21

Catalogue entry

Here Turner records an aspect of the seafront at Brighton, with the newly erected Chain Pier in the distance at right. See also D18335, D18343–D18344, D18347–D18350, D18353–D18365, D18369–D18371; Turner Bequest CCX 14a, 20–20a, 22–23a, 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).

Alice Rylance-Watson
February 2015

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