Joseph Mallord William Turner

Cliffs on the Coast

1845

Not on display

Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Chalk and graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 172 × 70 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D35339
Turner Bequest CCCLV 3 a

Catalogue entry

The sketches on this page are inverted relative to the foliation. The drawings are a continuation of those on folio 4 recto opposite (D35340), depicting sections of coastal cliffs. The upper three drawings on this page are simple outlines of the attenuating sections of a cliff, while that at the bottom suggests the surface texture of a wider section of cliff.

Alice Rylance-Watson
February 2013

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