Breakers on a Flat Beach

Oil paint on canvas | 902 x 1210mm | c.1835–40

J. M. W. Turner

From the late 1820s, Turner made regular visits to the fashionable resort of Margate, near the eastern tip of Kent. Travelling from central London by steamboat, Turner could be there in just a few hours. He is said to have particularly prized the coa...
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