Joseph Mallord William Turner

Scenes on Coast at Caister near Great Yarmouth

c.1824

Not on display

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
D18201
Turner Bequest CCIX 23 a

Catalogue entry

These sketches show the town of Caister and the coastline near Great Yarmouth in Norfolk. Caister, noted for its medieval castle, is recorded on Tate D18180–D18185; Turner Bequest CCIX 13–15a. Windmills dot the horizon in each of the prospects. All of the sketches have been rendered with the book turned upside down.

Alice Rylance-Watson
January 2015

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