Joseph Mallord William Turner

New Brighton Lighthouse and Fort, Merseyside

1831

In Tate Britain

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 114 × 187 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D25770
Turner Bequest CCLXVI 5

Catalogue entry

This page shows half of a sketch which continues on folio 4 verso (D25769) with a view of New Brighton Lighthouse and Fort. On the present page are the low cliffs of New Brighton beach in the foreground. There is a view from the other side of this rocky peninsular on folio 3 verso (D25767), and further views of Liverpool on folios 1 verso–7 verso (D25763–D24775).

Thomas Ardill
September 2009

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