after Joseph Mallord William Turner

Lowestoffe, Suffolk


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After Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Line engraving on paper
Image: 167 × 250 mm
Purchased 1988

Catalogue entry

[from] Picturesque Views in England and Wales pub.1827–38 [T04503-T04612; T05081-T05104; T05873; complete]

Twenty-four line-engravings, by various engravers and in various states, comprising twenty-four subjects out of a total of ninety-six (see also T04503-T04612 above); various papers and sizes; some annotated in pencil with initials of unidentified collector ‘FHB’
Purchased (Grant-in-Aid) 1988
Prov: ...; N.W. Lott and H.J. Gerrish Ltd, from whom bt by Tate Gallery (earlier provenance given in individual entries where known)
Lit: As for T04503-T04612

For the publishing history of this series, see under T04503-T04612.

T05100 Lowestoft, Suffolk engr. W.R. Smith, pub.1837

Line-engraving 166 × 249 (6 9/16 × 9 13/16) on India paper laid on wove paper 438 × 601 (17 1/4 × 23 5/8); plate-mark 253 × 331 (9 15/16 × 13)
Engraved inscriptions: ‘Drawn by J.M.W. Turner. RA.’ below image b.l., ‘Engraved by W.R. Smith’ below image b.r.; Turner studio blind stamp
Prov: As for T05083
Lit: Rawlinson I 1908, no.293, first published state

Published in part XXII, no.1, as ‘Lowestoffe, Suffolk’. Original watercolour: British Museum (Shanes 1979, no.76, repr. in col.; Wilton 1979, no.869).

Published in:
Tate Gallery: Illustrated Catalogue of Acquisitions 1986-88, London 1996

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