Joseph Mallord William Turner

?Cliffs on a Channel Coast

1845

In Tate Britain

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 86 × 111 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D35507
Turner Bequest CCCLXI 11

Catalogue entry

Continuing on folio 10 verso opposite (D35506), there are two main bands of slight notations, with a third below, apparently indicating cliffs, perhaps seen while under way in the Channel. See the sketchbook’s Introduction for the many slight coastal views scattered through it.

Matthew Imms
September 2016

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