Joseph Mallord William Turner

Pier and Coastal Terrain, English Channel

c.1826

Not on display

Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 158 x 104 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D24117
Turner Bequest CCLVI 6

Catalogue entry

Turner filled this page with studies of coastal scenery, including drawings of a pier. The seaside sketches in this volume have been located to the regions around Dover, Folkestone, and Calais on each side of the English Channel.1

John Chu
July 2015

1
A.J. Finberg, A Complete Inventory of the Drawings of the Turner Bequest, London 1909, vol.II, p.777; Ian Warrell, Turner on the Loire, exhibition catalogue, Tate Gallery, London 1997, p.156.

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