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 27 Recto:
Margate, Kent c.1832
D27315
Turner Bequest CCLXXIX 27
Pencil on white wove paper, 86 x 206 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘27’ top right, descending vertically
Stamped in black ‘CCLXXIX 27’ top right, descending vertically
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
With the sketchbook turned horizontally, Turner filled this page with studies of Margate in Kent. For more on the Kentish scenes 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-r1181451, accessed 06 June 2020.