Joseph Mallord William Turner

Channel Cliffs, with a Windmill

1845

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 111 × 86 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D35526
Turner Bequest CCCLXI 22

Catalogue entry

With the page turned vertically, the outer quarter shows a windmill on the skyline above steep cliffs, presumably on a Channel coastline. See the sketchbook’s Introduction for the many slight coastal views scattered through it.
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Matthew Imms
September 2016

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