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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Shipping at Dieppe Harbour 1824

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 227 Recto:
Shipping at Dieppe Harbour 1824
Turner Bequest CCXVI 220
Pencil on white wove paper, 78 x 118 mm
Inscribed in blue ink by Ruskin ‘220’ top right
Stamped in black ‘CCXVI–220’ bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Here Turner makes a swift record of fishing vessels moored at Dieppe Harbour. This sketch was preparatory material for the oil painting Harbour of Dieppe (Changement de Domicile), exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1825 (Frick Collection, New York).1 For other views of the city in this sketchbook see Tate D19959, D19966, D19968–D19981, D19983–D20014, D20031–D20033; Turner Bequest CCXVI 205, 209a, 211–219, 220a–236, 244a–245a.

Alice Rylance-Watson
June 2014

Martin Butlin and Evelyn Joll, The Paintings of J.M.W. Turner, revised ed., New Haven and London 1984, p.141 no.231.

How to cite

Alice Rylance-Watson, ‘Shipping at Dieppe Harbour 1824 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, June 2014, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, April 2015, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-shipping-at-dieppe-harbour-r1174777, accessed 18 May 2022.