Joseph Mallord William Turner

Group of Figures at 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
D19983
Turner Bequest CCXVI 220 a

Catalogue entry

This sketch shows a group of locals at Dieppe, probably encountered by Turner has he sketched the harbour and its environs. Two children carry large baskets on their backs, possibly filled with fish to sell. For other views of Dieppe in this sketchbook see Tate D19959, D19966, D19968–D19982, D19984–D2001, D20031–D20033; Turner Bequest CCXVI 205, 209a, 211–220, 221–236, 244a–245a.

Alice Rylance-Watson
June 2014

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