Joseph Mallord William Turner

Lantern Hill and St Nicholas’s Chapel, Ilfracombe

1811

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 75 x 117 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D08756
Turner Bequest CXXIII 215

Catalogue entry

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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