Joseph Mallord William Turner

Sunrise on the Yorkshire Coast, with Figures on the Beach and Cliffs Beyond

1801

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 115 x 164 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D02772
Turner Bequest LIV 96 a

Catalogue entry

Inverted relative to the sketchbook’s foliation, this is one of the long sequence of sketches on the Yorkshire coast between Scarborough and Whitby between folios 83 verso and 98 verso (D02746–D02776).

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

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