Joseph Mallord William Turner

Boats ?at Dieppe Harbour

1824

Not on display

Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 78 x 118 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D20034
Turner Bequest CCXVI 246

Catalogue entry

These slight sketches show the sails of fishing boats, slanted to the left as the wind blows in a westerly direction. Turner also records two figures navigating a rowing boat.

Alice Rylance-Watson
June 2014

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