Joseph Mallord William Turner

Coastal Buildings, ?Kent

c.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: 86 × 206 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D27333
Turner Bequest CCLXXIX 36

Catalogue entry

With the sketchbook turned horizontally, Turner filled this page with a study of a harbour and buildings. 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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