Joseph Mallord William Turner

Coastal Terrain, English Channel

c.1826

Not on display

Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 158 × 104 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D24131
Turner Bequest CCLVI 13

Catalogue entry

The small sketch of a cliff in the lower left-hand quadrant of a page is part of a larger coastal study which continues on to folio 13 verso opposite (D24130; Turner Bequest CCLVI 12a). The seaside sketches in this volume have been located to the regions around Dover, Folkestone, and Calais on each side of the English Channel.1

John Chu
July 2015

1
A.J. Finberg, A Complete Inventory of the Drawings of the Turner Bequest, London 1909, vol.II, p.777; Ian Warrell, Turner on the Loire, exhibition catalogue, Tate Gallery, London 1997, p.156.

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