Joseph Mallord William Turner

Lowestoft Lighthouse

c.1824

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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
D18226
Turner Bequest CCIX 36

Catalogue entry

Here Turner has rendered a view of the lighthouse at Lowestoft on the Suffolk North Sea coast (see Tate D18335; Turner Bequest CCIX 35a). The lighthouse, which dates back to 1676, is shown close to the edge of the cliffs overlooking the Denes.

Alice Rylance-Watson
January 2015

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