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 236 Recto:
Shipping at Dieppe Harbour 1824
Turner Bequest CCXVI 229
Pencil on white wove paper, 78 x 118 mm
Watermark ‘[smith &] allnut | [18]22’
Inscribed in blue ink by Ruskin ‘229’ top right
Stamped in black ‘CCXVI–229’ bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Here Turner records a yawl approaching Dieppe Harbour navigated by a crew of fishermen. Beyond is the profile of the city itself, with quayside buildings and the Church of Saint-Jacques. For other views of Dieppe in this sketchbook see Tate D19959, D19966, D19968–D19996, D19998–D19999, D20001–D20014, D20031–D20033; Turner Bequest CCXVI 205, 209a, 211–227, 228–228a, 229a–236, 244a–245a.

Alice Rylance-Watson
June 2014

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-r1174795, accessed 04 December 2021.