Joseph Mallord William Turner

Two Fishing Boats at Dieppe

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
D19991
Turner Bequest CCXVI 224 a

Catalogue entry

Here Turner has studied two fishing boats in detail; their rigging and masts are continued onto the folio opposite (Tate D19992; Turner Bequest CCXVI 225). The vessels were most likely sketched at the port of Dieppe.

Alice Rylance-Watson
June 2014

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