Joseph Mallord William Turner

Distant Views of Dieppe and Abbeville

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
D19930
Turner Bequest CCXVI 190

Catalogue entry

On this leaf Turner has drawn various prospects of what appear to be Dieppe and Abbeville in northern France. The artist moved between the two from 10 to 13 September 1824. Turner has inscribed ‘D and A’ above the landscapes, presumably to denote the towns’ names.

Alice Rylance-Watson
June 2014

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