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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.
Ian Warrell, Turner on the Loire, exhibition catalogue, Tate Gallery, London 1997, p.23.
Inscribed in pencil with the note ‘T. 34556/9’ in the bottom left-hand corner.