Joseph Mallord William Turner

Church of St Mary de Haura, Shoreham

1826

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 231 x 367 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D34557
Turner Bequest CCCXLIV 174

Catalogue entry

This sketch of the church of St Mary de Haura belongs to a group of views of the West Sussex town of Shoreham which Turner worked onto white ‘Ivy Mill’ watermarked paper as he embarked on his 1826 tour of Northern France.1 A list of these is provided in the Introduction to this section.
1
Ian Warrell, Turner on the Loire, exhibition catalogue, Tate Gallery, London 1997, p.23.
Technical Note:
The sheet is one quarter of a larger sheet folded into four. On the other three quadrants feature D34556, D34558, D34559 (Turner Bequest CCCXLIV d 173; CCCXLIV d 175; CCCXLIV d 176).
Verso:
Inscribed in pencil with the note ‘T. 34556/9’ in the bottom left-hand corner.

John Chu
March 2016

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