Joseph Mallord William Turner

Island, Perhaps Inchkeith

1831

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 59 x 96 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D25677
Turner Bequest CCLXV 20 a

Catalogue entry

Drawn with the sketchbook inverted, this sketch of a rock or island may continue from the sketch on folio 21 (D25678) in which case it is probably Inchkeith off the coast of Leith near Edinburgh, depicted more clearly on folio 22 (D25680).

Thomas Ardill
May 2010

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