Joseph Mallord William Turner

Distant View of 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
D18167
Turner Bequest CCIX 5

Catalogue entry

This slight sketch is a prospect of Colchester in Essex. The view is continued on the folio opposite (Tate D18166; Turner Bequest CCIX 4a). For other drawings of Colchester see Tate D18164–D18169, D18171, D18186, D18275–D18276, D18286, D18296–D18297; Turner Bequest CCIX 3a–6a, 7a, 16, 61–62, 71, 80a–81 and the watercolour housed in the Courtauld Institute Gallery, London (see Tate impressions T04511–T04512).1
1
Andrew Wilton, J.M.W. Turner: His Life and Work, Fribourg 1979, p.392 no.789.
Verso:
Blank.

Alice Rylance-Watson
January 2015

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