J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours

Joseph Mallord William Turner The Tower of the Church of St Thomas à Becket, Brightling 1810

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
The Tower of the Church of St Thomas à Becket, Brightling 1810
D10330
Turner Bequest CXXXVIII 10a
Pencil on white wove paper, 200 x 325 mm
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
The verso of D10329; Turner Bequest CXXXVIII 10, which carries a view of Rosehill (now Brightling) Park, the estate of John Fuller. Invisible to Finberg, as it was then laid down, the present subject consists of a small group of trees and two versions of the same church tower, identifiable as that of St Thomas à Becket, Brightling, adjacent to the park drawn on the recto.

David Blayney Brown
April 2011

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘The Tower of the Church of St Thomas à Becket, Brightling 1810 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, April 2011, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, December 2012, http://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-the-tower-of-the-church-of-st-thomas-a-becket-brightling-r1131374, accessed 17 April 2014.