Joseph Mallord William Turner

View from above Sainte-Adresse

?1829

Not on display

Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 107 × 156 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D23723
Turner Bequest CCLIII 13

Catalogue entry

Art historian Ian Warrell refers1 to this sketch, as well as folio 12 verso opposite and 14 recto (D23722, D23724) and drawings in the 1832 Seine and Paris and Guernsey sketchbooks (Tate D24050–D24052, D24054–D24061; Turner Bequest CCLIV 85a–86a; D23597, D23603; CCLII 41, 45), being the result of Turner climbing to the headland above Sainte-Adresse, the Côte d’Ingouville,2 which is in the environs of Le Havre.
1
Warrell 1999, pp.109, 259 note 30, p.269 cats.66 and 67.
2
Warrell 1999, pp.109 (Warrell refers to ‘Ste-Andresse’), p.259 note 30.
Verso:
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Caroline South
May 2017

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