Joseph Mallord William Turner

Scenes at Aldeburgh

c.1824

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 115 × 118 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D18266
Turner Bequest CCIX 56

Catalogue entry

These are views of Aldeburgh, a town located north of Orford on the Suffolk North Sea coast. Aspects of the town, including its Church of St Peter and St Paul, are rendered across the page in fairly detailed sketches. Aldeburgh is depicted elsewhere in this book on Tate D18267–D18272; Turner Bequest CCIX 56a–59a.

Alice Rylance-Watson
January 2015

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