Joseph Mallord William Turner

Dieppe Harbour

1824

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
D19972
Turner Bequest CCXVI 213 a

Catalogue entry

This swiftly executed sketch depicts a view at Dieppe Harbour. Moored boats are pictured in the foreground and the dome of the Church of Saint-Jacques is visible in the distance at centre. For other views of Dieppe in this sketchbook see Tate D19959, D19966, D19968–D19971, D19973–D20014, D20031–D20033; Turner Bequest CCXVI 205, 209a, 211–213, 214–236, 244a–245a.

Alice Rylance-Watson
June 2014

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