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
D19987
Turner Bequest CCXVI 222 a

Catalogue entry

This previously unidentified sketch is a prospect of Dieppe, with the harbour bridge crossing the waters at centre and the Quai Henri IV at right. The same bridge is depicted in Tate D20209, D24524; Turner Bequest CCXX C, CCLVIII 13 and in the oil painting Dieppe: The Port from the Quai Henry IV of around 1827–8 (Tate N03385). For other views of Dieppe in this sketchbook see Tate D19959, D19966, D19968–D19986, D19988–D20014, D20031–D20033; Turner Bequest CCXVI 205, 209a, 211–222, 223–236, 244a–245a.

Alice Rylance-Watson
June 2014

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