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Dunwich / Picturesque Views on the East Coast of England

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1891,0617.61

  • Title (object)

    • Dunwich

    Title (series)

    • Picturesque Views on the East Coast of England
  • Description

    Beach view in storm, with a ruined castle on top of a cliff, a ruined castle beside it to right, overlooking a stormy sea with men around a small boat on the beach in the foreground, others at the bottom of the cliff to right, watching a mast sink below the waves around hidden rocks to right; after JMW Turner (Wilton 900); unpublished plate, later engraver's proof, after clouds added, with new artists' names, before drypoint. c.1830-1
    Etching and engraving, printed on chine collé

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  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1830-1831 (circa)
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 225 millimetres
    • Width: 318 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Scratched below image with production detail: "Drawn by J. M. W. Turner, R. A.", "Engraved by J. C. Allen."
  • Curator's comments

    See 1891,0617.56 for the series.

  • Bibliography

    • Rawlinson 309 (engraver's proof) bibliographic details
  • Location

    British Masters Portfolio

  • Subjects

  • Associated places

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1891

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1891,0617.61


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