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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Three Strips of Kent Coast: One of Dandelion and Birchington and Two of Margate c.1805-9

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 64 Verso:
Three Strips of Kent Coast: One of Dandelion and Birchington and Two of Margate circa 1805–9
D06462
Turner Bequest XCIX 60a
Pencil on off-white wove paper, 115 x 190 mm
Inscribed by Turner in pencil ‘Dandelion & Birchington’ below top image and ‘Margate’ below the two lower images
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Drawn with the sketchbook inverted. ‘Dandelion’ refers to the ruins of a fortified mansion (sometimes known as Garlinge Castle) dating from the reign of Edward I, just south-west of Margate.

David Blayney Brown
March 2009

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘Three Strips of Kent Coast: One of Dandelion and Birchington and Two of Margate c.1805–9 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, March 2009, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, December 2012, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-three-strips-of-kent-coast-one-of-dandelion-and-birchington-r1130658, accessed 26 July 2021.