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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Margate, Kent c.1832

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 5 Recto:
Margate, Kent c.1832
D27287
Turner Bequest CCLXXIX 5
Pencil on white wove paper, 86 x 206 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘5’ bottom left, descending vertically
Stamped in black ‘CCLXXIX 5’ bottom left, descending vertically
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
With the sketchbook turned horizontally, Turner filled this page with views of Margate. For more information on the Kentish views in this volume, see the sketchbook introduction.

John Chu
March 2015

How to cite

John Chu, ‘Margate, Kent c.1832 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, March 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-margate-kent-r1181423, accessed 17 January 2022.