Not on display
Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 78 x 118 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D19998
Turner Bequest CCXVI 228

Catalogue entry

This sketch clearly depicts the quayside at Dieppe, with a bridge at left and the distinctive dome and tower of the city’s Eglise Saint-Jacques rising above the rooftops at right. Colour notes have been jotted down as initial capitals, with ‘W’ standing for white, for example.
For other views of Dieppe in this sketchbook see Tate D19959, D19966, D19968–D19996, D19999–D20014, D20031–D20033; Turner Bequest CCXVI 205, 209a, 211–227, 228a–236, 244a–245a.

Alice Rylance-Watson
June 2014

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