Joseph Mallord William Turner

Shipping at Dieppe Harbour

1824

Not on display

Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 78 x 118 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D20000
Turner Bequest CCXVI 229

Catalogue entry

Here Turner records a yawl approaching Dieppe Harbour navigated by a crew of fishermen. Beyond is the profile of the city itself, with quayside buildings and the Church of Saint-Jacques. For other views of Dieppe in this sketchbook see Tate D19959, D19966, D19968–D19996, D19998–D19999, D20001–D20014, D20031–D20033; Turner Bequest CCXVI 205, 209a, 211–227, 228–228a, 229a–236, 244a–245a.

Alice Rylance-Watson
June 2014

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