Joseph Mallord William Turner

Lighthouses at Orfordness and Lowestoft

c.1824

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Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
None
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D41438

Catalogue entry

Turner has dashed off a rough sketch on the pastedown of the inside front cover. He depicts the lighthouses at Lowestoft (left) and Orfordness (right) in Suffolk. Each is studied in more detail on Tate D18225–D18227; Turner Bequest CCIX 35a–36a and Tate D18237–D18238; Turner Bequest CCIX 41a–42 respectively.
The executors’ endorsements are also inscribed.

Alice Rylance-Watson
January 2015

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