Joseph Mallord William Turner

The Mersey from New Brighton

1831

Not on display
Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 114 x 187 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D25766
Turner Bequest CCLXVI 3

Catalogue entry

Continued from folio 2 (D25765) is a view of Liverpool from New Brighton beach. Only the southern docks of the Port of Liverpool are visible in the background of the present page, which concentrates on the beach in the foreground where there is a hut and steps up the low cliffs to the promenade.
Sketches of Liverpool are on folios 1 verso–7 verso (D25763–D24775) of this sketchbook.

Thomas Ardill
September 2009

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