Joseph Mallord William Turner

Houses on Quay at 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
D19966
Turner Bequest CCXVI 209 a

Catalogue entry

This previously unidentified prospect shows a stretch of the quay at Dieppe, with the profile of the Church of Saint-Jacques in the distance at far left. Turner visited this Normandy port city on 11 and 12 September, just before the end of his tour. For other views of Dieppe in this sketchbook see Tate D19959, D19968–D20014, D20031–D20033; Turner Bequest CCXVI 205, 211–236, 244a–245a.

Alice Rylance-Watson
June 2014

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