Joseph Mallord William Turner

The Château de Dieppe and the Porte des Tourelles; ?The Collegiate Church of Notre-Dame and Saint-Laurent, Eu

1845

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 86 × 111 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D35540
Turner Bequest CCCLXI 30 a

Catalogue entry

At right the right is a brief continuation of the view of the Château de Dieppe on folio 31 recto opposite (D35541); the dome and tower here are those of the church of Saint-Rémy, which can still be seen from the north a little inland from the seafront.
At left, made with the page turned vertically, is a ‘mass of lines’ marked ‘Eu’, which Robert Upstone has described as ‘unidentifiable’,1 although it may be a view of the east end of that town’s Collegiate Church of Notre-Dame and Saint-Laurent, seen more clearly in other drawings; see under folio 21 verso (D35525).
1
Upstone 1993, p.58.
Technical notes:
There is some brown staining at the gutter and the edge, possibly indicating water damage in the 1928 Tate flood.

Matthew Imms
September 2016

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