Joseph Mallord William Turner

Whitby: The Abbey, Parish Church and Part of the Harbour Seen from the Sea

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
D02753
Turner Bequest LIV 87

Catalogue entry

Inverted relative to the sketchbook’s foliation, the subject is continued on folio 86 verso opposite (D02752). A long sequence of sketches on the Yorkshire coast between Scarborough and Whitby runs between folios 83 verso and 98 verso (D02746–D02776).

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

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