Joseph Mallord William Turner

Boats ?on the Normandy Coast

1824

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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
D19964
Turner Bequest CCXVI 208

Catalogue entry

Here Turner has made two detailed studies of fishing boats located on the Normandy coast, most probably at or near the port of Dieppe. The masts and rigging of the larger of the two boats is continued on Tate D19965; Turner Bequest CCXVI 209.
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Alice Rylance-Watson
June 2014

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