Joseph Mallord William TurnerLantern Hill and St Nicholas's Chapel, Ilfracombe 1811

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Artist
Title
Lantern Hill and St Nicholas's Chapel, Ilfracombe
From Devonshire Coast, No.1 Sketchbook
Turner Bequest CXXIII
Date 1811
MediumGraphite on paper
Dimensionssupport: 75 x 117 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D08756
Turner Bequest CXXIII 215
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Catalogue entry

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 218 Recto:
Lantern Hill and St Nicholas’s Chapel, Ilfracombe 1811
D08756
Turner Bequest CXXIII 215
Pencil on white wove writing paper, 75 x 117 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘215’ top left, ascending vertically
Stamped in black ‘CXXIII – 215’ top right, ascending vertically
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Looking north-east across Ilfracombe’s harbour, St Nicholas’s Chapel and Lantern Hill are seen on the left, with Hillsborough and the coast towards Beacon Point on the right. This is the third of four similar successive views, discussed under folio 216 verso (D08753; Turner Bequest CXXIII 213a).

Matthew Imms
June 2011

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