Joseph Mallord William Turner

Coastal Terrain; Figure

1826

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 167 × 105 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D23148
Turner Bequest CCXLVII 87 a

Catalogue entry

Turner filled the top edge of this page with small studies of Brittany coastal terrain. In the centre of the page, inverted in relation to the drawings above, is a rapid sketch of a woman seen from behind.

John Chu
September 2015

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