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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Dieppe from the North 1821

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 25 Recto:
Dieppe from the North 1821
Turner Bequest CCLVIII 25
Pencil on white wove paper, 118 x 123 mm
Stamped in black ‘CCLVIII – 25’ top left inverted
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This extensive view of the harbour at Dieppe was made from the cliffs above Le Pollet to the north.1 Across the harbour to the west can be seen the Church of St Jacques (see also folio 1 verso; Tate D24501; Turner Bequest CCLVIII 1v) and the Château de Dieppe (see folios 4 and 7; Tate D24506, D24512; Turner Bequest CCLVIII 4) on the cliffs with the sea to the right. At the bottom left of the page is a small sketch of a group of figures drawn with the sketchbook turned to the right.

Thomas Ardill
February 2013

Ian Warrell, Turner catalogue files, Tate, CCLVIII 25.

How to cite

Thomas Ardill, ‘Dieppe from the North 1821 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, February 2013, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, August 2014, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-dieppe-from-the-north-r1146334, accessed 24 June 2022.