J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Bridges and Fortifications at Calais 1824

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 14 Verso:
Bridges and Fortifications at Calais 1824
D19579
Turner Bequest CCXVI 14 a
Pencil on white wove paper, 78 x 118 mm
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This rough and swiftly rendered sketch shows a number of fortifications at Calais harbour (see also Tate D19578; Turner Bequest CCXVI 14).

Alice Rylance-Watson
February 2014

How to cite

Alice Rylance-Watson, ‘Bridges and Fortifications at Calais 1824 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, February 2014, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, April 2015, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-bridges-and-fortifications-at-calais-r1174367, accessed 23 May 2022.