Joseph Mallord William Turner

Houses above the Beach at Deal

c.1830

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 76 x 98 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D35762
Turner Bequest CCCLXIII 3 a

Catalogue entry

Inverted relative to the sketchbook’s foliation, the more substantial portion of this drawing is on folio 4 recto opposite (D35763), under which the subject is discussed. In the present part, the masts of beached sailing boats appear to be lightly indicated.

Matthew Imms
September 2016

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