Joseph Mallord William Turner

View along the Coast, with Cliffs to the Right and a Collier Inshore

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
D02768
Turner Bequest LIV 94 a

Catalogue entry

Inverted relative to the sketchbook’s foliation, this is presumably a scene on the coast between Scarborough and Whitby, which seems to be the setting for the long sequence of sketches between folios 83 verso and 98 verso (D02746–D02776).

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

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