Joseph Mallord William Turner

New Brighton Lighthouse and Fort, Merseyside

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
D25772
Turner Bequest CCLXVI 6

Catalogue entry

The jagged lines across the page represent either cliffs or breaking waves on the cliffs at New Brighton on the Wirral peninsular. The drawing continues on folio 5 verso (D25771) with New Brighton lighthouse and fort and the coast line of Liverpool beyond. There are further views of Liverpool on folios 1 verso–7 verso (D25763–D24775).

Thomas Ardill
September 2009

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