Joseph Mallord William Turner

The Coast of Berwick-upon-Tweed

1831

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 113 x 185 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D25986
Turner Bequest CCLXVII 35

Catalogue entry

These studies of the coast of Berwick-upon-Tweed continue from folio 34 verso (D25985; CCLXVII 34a). This view of the Berwick estuary includes the spire of the Town Hall. At the top of the page is the continuation of another sketch of the estuary on folio 34 verso.
For more information of Turner’s visit to Berwick, see folio 48 verso (D26009; CCLXVII 48a).

Thomas Ardill
September 2009

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