Joseph Mallord William Turner

Shipping at Dieppe

1824

In Tate Britain

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 78 × 118 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D19993
Turner Bequest CCXVI 225 a

Catalogue entry

This sheet of sketches depicting a beach with shipping, a study of a beached vessel and figures, probably fishermen, was taken at the port of Dieppe where Turner stayed on 11 and 12 September 1824. The Château de Dieppe can be seen from a distance at top left.
For other views of Dieppe in this sketchbook see Tate D19959, D19966, D19968–D19992, D19994–D20014, D20031–D20033; Turner Bequest CCXVI 205, 209a, 211–225, 226–236, 244a–245a.

Alice Rylance-Watson
June 2014

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