Joseph Mallord William Turner

Margate, Kent

c.1832

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 86 x 206 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D27324
Turner Bequest CCLXXIX 31 a

Catalogue entry

Turner filled this page with views of a town in a landscape, identified by Eric Shanes as Margate.1 For more information on the Kentish scenes in this volume, see the sketchbook introduction.
1
Eric Shanes, Turner’s Picturesque Views in England and Wales 1825–1838, London 1979, p.156 under no.47.
Technical notes:
There is a patch of grey discolouration on the top edge of the page, towards the top right-hand corner.

John Chu
March 2015

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