Joseph Mallord William Turner

?Cap de la Hève, Normandy

?1832

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 114 × 187 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D23560
Turner Bequest CCLII 22

Catalogue entry

Inverted in relation to the sketchbook as foliated, the multiple small drawings on this page depict coastal terrain terminating in high cliffs. Such views abound in the Channel Islands and on the Normandy coast, both the subject of extensive study in this volume.

John Chu
April 2014

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