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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Distant View of Dieppe 1824

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 242 Verso:
Distant View of Dieppe 1824
Turner Bequest CCXVI 235 a
Pencil on white wove paper, 78 x 118 mm
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This slight sketch is a distant prospect of Dieppe, taken from a westerly perspective in the surrounding hillside. The Château de Dieppe can be seen at left, and the Church of Saint-Jaques beyond at right. For other views of Dieppe in this sketchbook see Tate D19959, D19966, D19968–D19996, D19998–D200012, D20014, D20031–D20033; Turner Bequest CCXVI 205, 209a, 211–227, 228–235, 236, 244a–245a

Alice Rylance-Watson
June 2014

How to cite

Alice Rylance-Watson, ‘Distant View of Dieppe 1824 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, June 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-distant-view-of-dieppe-r1174808, accessed 21 January 2019.