Joseph Mallord William Turner

Lighthouse

c.1830–41

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 114 x 146 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D34525
Turner Bequest CCCXLIV 157v

Catalogue entry

This is one of a large number of sketches on loose sheets of paper depicting coastal terrain, buildings and seagoing vessels in various combinations. For the grouping and dating of these works to the middle and later periods of Turner’s career, see the section introduction.
Technical Notes:
This sheet has been removed from a sketchbook.
Verso:
See Tate D34524 (Turner Bequest CCCXLIV 157).

John Chu
June 2015

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