Joseph Mallord William Turner

Rye from the River Rother; Boats on the Quay

c.1806–10

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

View by appointment
Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Chalk and graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 153 × 216 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D05764
Turner Bequest XCII 45

Catalogue entry

Rye is seen from the east, from the bank of the Rother. The view is hardly changed today.
Finberg recorded that this was one of four leaves from the sketchbook ‘found loose’.
The leaf is stained down the left margin.
Verso:
Blank, inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘150 I’ and by an unknown hand in pencil ‘45’

David Blayney Brown
April 2010

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