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 31 Verso:
Margate, Kent c.1832
D27324
Turner Bequest CCLXXIX 31a
Pencil on white wove paper, 86 x 206 mm
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Turner filled this page with views of a town in a landscape, identified by Eric Shanes as Margate.1 For more information on the Kentish scenes in this volume, see the sketchbook introduction.
1
Eric Shanes, Turner’s Picturesque Views in England and Wales 1825–1838, London 1979, p.156 under no.47.
Technical notes:
There is a patch of grey discolouration on the top edge of the page, towards the top right-hand corner.

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-r1181460, accessed 09 March 2021.