Joseph Mallord William Turner

Calais 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
D20077
Turner Bequest CCXVI 268 a

Catalogue entry

Rendered with rough and summary line, here Turner depicts two views of ‘Cal’, Calais Harbour, possibly taken on his final day in France before leaving for England on 15 September.

Alice Rylance-Watson
June 2014

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