Joseph Mallord William Turner

Coastal Buildings, ?Kent

c.1832

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

View by appointment
Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 86 x 206 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D27332
Turner Bequest CCLXXIX 35 a

Catalogue entry

With the sketchbook turned horizontally, Turner filled this page with a study of buildings on a shoreline. A.J. Finberg suggested Ramgate as a location.1 For more on the Kentish scenes in this volume, see the sketchbook introduction.

John Chu
March 2015

1
A.J. Finberg, A Complete Inventory of the Drawings of the Turner Bequest, London 1909, vol.II, p.886

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