Joseph Mallord William Turner

Distant Views of Dieppe

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
D20014
Turner Bequest CCXVI 236

Catalogue entry

These rough sketches depict the port city of Dieppe on the Channel coast, taken from various perspectives in the surrounding hillside. At centre, towards top left, Turner records the medieval Château de Dieppe For other views of the city in this sketchbook see Tate D19959, D19966, D19968–D19996, D19998–D200013, D20031–D20033; Turner Bequest CCXVI 205, 209a, 211–227, 228–235a, 244a–245a.

Alice Rylance-Watson
June 2014

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