Joseph Mallord William Turner

Coastline; Figures and Boats; and the Continuation of a Sketch of Carlisle

1831

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 114 x 187 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D25845
Turner Bequest CCLXVI 43

Catalogue entry

With the sketchbook in its usual orientation there are two sketches of a coastline with cliffs, and a sketch of two figures with a boat. With the sketchbook inverted is the continuation of a sketch of Carlisle (see folio 42 verso; D25844) showing one of the towers of the Citadel on this page.
For further sketches of Carlisle in this sketchbook see folio 39 verso (D25838).

Thomas Ardill
September 2009

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