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
D20009
Turner Bequest CCXVI 233 a

Catalogue entry

This fluidly rendered sketch depicts sailing vessels navigating the waters at Dieppe harbour. A jetty can be seen in the distance at centre. See Tate D35463; Turner Bequest CCCLX 5 for a watercolour of the Jetties at Dieppe produced in 1845. For other views of Dieppe in this sketchbook see Tate D19959, D19966, D19968–D19996, D19998–D20008, D20010–D20014, D20031–D20033; Turner Bequest CCXVI 205, 209a, 211–227, 228–233, 234–236, 244a–245a.

Alice Rylance-Watson
June 2014

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