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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Shipping off Dieppe Harbour 1824

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 239 Verso:
Shipping off Dieppe Harbour 1824
D20007
Turner Bequest CCXVI 232 a
Pencil on white wove paper, 78 x 118 mm
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
These fine and nimbly rendered sketches record five vessels navigating the waters around Dieppe Harbour. In unison, the boats slant slightly to the right in the marine breeze. Their lofty masts teeter gently and their sails billow softly in the wind. For other views of Dieppe in this sketchbook see Tate D19959, D19966, D19968–D19996, D19998–D20006, D20008–D20014, D20031–D20033; Turner Bequest CCXVI 205, 209a, 211–227, 228–232, 233–236, 244a–245a.

Alice Rylance-Watson
June 2014

How to cite

Alice Rylance-Watson, ‘Shipping off 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-off-dieppe-harbour-r1174802, accessed 20 May 2022.