Joseph Mallord William Turner

Colchester

c.1824

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 115 × 118 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D18163
Turner Bequest CCIX 3

Catalogue entry

This is a swiftly rendered prospect of Colchester in Essex, with the Castle at centre (see Tate D18166; Turner Bequest CCIX 4a). It is similar to Tate D18161, D18165; Turner Bequest CCIX 2, 4.

Alice Rylance-Watson
January 2015

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