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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Figures on a West Country Beach below Cliffs 1811

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 131 Verso:
Figures on a West Country Beach below Cliffs 1811
D08612
Turner Bequest CXXIII 128a
Pencil on white wove writing paper, 75 x 117 mm
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
The subject is unidentified and there seems little to indicate a specific location, nor the activities of the numerous figures.

Matthew Imms
June 2011

How to cite

Matthew Imms, ‘Figures on a West Country Beach below Cliffs 1811 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, June 2011, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, December 2012, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-figures-on-a-west-country-beach-below-cliffs-r1137089, accessed 18 January 2021.