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 33 Recto:
Margate, Kent c.1832
Turner Bequest CCLXXIX 33
Pencil on white wove paper, 86 x 206 mm
Watermark ‘1823’
Inscribed by Turner in pencil with illegible notes, centre
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘33’ top right, descending vertically
Stamped in black ‘CCLXXIX 33’ top right, descending vertically
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Turner filled this page with views of a harbour, identified by A.J. Finberg as Margate.1 For more information on the Kentish scenes in this volume, see the sketchbook introduction.

John Chu
March 2015

A.J. Finberg, A Complete Inventory of the Drawings of the Turner Bequest, London 1909, vol.II, p.886

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-r1181463, accessed 30 October 2020.