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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Brighton; The Chain Pier c.1824

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 22 Verso:
Brighton; The Chain Pier c.1824
Turner Bequest CCX 22a
Pencil on white wove paper, 75 x 118 mm
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This is a view of Brighton, taken from around Kemp Town and looking back towards the seafront and the Chain Pier. There is a separate jotting of the Chain Pier at top left. For further sketches of Brighton in this book see Tate D18343–D18347, D18349–D18350, D18353–D18365, D18369–D18371; Turner Bequest CCX 20a–22, 23–23a, 25a–33a, 35a–36a. See also Turner’s design Brighthelmstone, produced for Cooke’s Picturesque Views of the Southern Coast of England and published in 1825 (Tate impression T05289 and Tate D18469; Turner Bequest CCX 88).

Alice Rylance-Watson
February 2015

How to cite

Alice Rylance-Watson, ‘Brighton; The Chain Pier c.1824 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, February 2015, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, August 2016, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-brighton-the-chain-pier-r1181233, accessed 29 February 2020.