Joseph Mallord William Turner

Calais and the Pier from the Shore

1802

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 112 x 187 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D04206
Turner Bequest LXXI 14

Catalogue entry

Numbered by Finberg as folio 14 of this sketchbook, this has since been rebound as folio 16. Prominent buildings at Calais, including the church of Notre Dame and the Tour de Guet, are discernible on the skyline.
Verso:
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David Blayney Brown
April 2003

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