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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Colchester c.1824

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 3 Recto:
Colchester c.1824
Turner Bequest CCIX 3
Pencil on white wove paper, 115 x 118 mm
Watermarked ‘al[lee] | 18[19]’
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This is a swiftly rendered prospect of Colchester in Essex, with the Castle at centre (see Tate D18166; Turner Bequest CCIX 4a). It is similar to Tate D18161, D18165; Turner Bequest CCIX 2, 4.

Alice Rylance-Watson
January 2015

How to cite

Alice Rylance-Watson, ‘Colchester c.1824 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, January 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-colchester-r1181045, accessed 21 October 2021.