Joseph Mallord William Turner

Distant View of Dieppe

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: 78 × 118 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D20013
Turner Bequest CCXVI 235 a

Catalogue entry

This slight sketch is a distant prospect of Dieppe, taken from a westerly perspective in the surrounding hillside. The Château de Dieppe can be seen at left, and the Church of Saint-Jaques beyond at right. For other views of Dieppe in this sketchbook see Tate D19959, D19966, D19968–D19996, D19998–D200012, D20014, D20031–D20033; Turner Bequest CCXVI 205, 209a, 211–227, 228–235, 236, 244a–245a

Alice Rylance-Watson
June 2014

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