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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 115 x 118 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D18242
Turner Bequest CCIX 44

Catalogue entry

These are sketches of the beach and coastline at Lowestoft, Suffolk. Lowestoft lighthouse (Tate D18225–D18227; Turner Bequest CCIX 35a–36a) is shown in the rear view at left; this sketch extends onto folio opposite (Tate D18241; Turner Bequest CCIX 43a). For similar views see Tate D18239–D18240, D18243–D18245; Turner Bequest CCIX 42a–43, 44a– 45a).

Alice Rylance-Watson
January 2015

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