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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Shipping at Dieppe 1824

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 237 Recto:
Shipping at Dieppe 1824
Turner Bequest CCXVI 230
Pencil on white wove paper, 78 x 118 mm
Inscribed in blue ink by Ruskin ‘230’ top right
Stamped in black ‘CCXVI–230’ bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This slight and swiftly rendered sketch depicts fishing boats navigating the waters around Dieppe harbour. For other views of Dieppe in this sketchbook see Tate D19959, D19966, D19968–D19996, D19998–D20001, D20003–D20014, D20031–D20033; Turner Bequest CCXVI 205, 209a, 211–227, 228–229a, 230a–236, 244a–245a.

Alice Rylance-Watson
June 2014

How to cite

Alice Rylance-Watson, ‘Shipping at Dieppe 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-r1174797, accessed 19 April 2021.