Joseph Mallord William Turner

Coastal Terrain and Sailboats, Normandy

1826

In Tate Britain

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 83 x 122 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D23516
Turner Bequest CCLI 30 a

Catalogue entry

Turner filled this page with a sketch of shipping, buildings and rocky coastal terrain. The seaside of Normandy is the subject of extensive study in this volume so this drawing was probably made in that region.

John Chu
July 2015

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