Joseph Mallord William Turner

Scenes on Coast at Kirkley near Lowestoft

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: 118 × 115 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D18247
Turner Bequest CCIX 46 a

Catalogue entry

Here Turner has rendered views of the beaches and cliffs at Suffolk, as well as sketches of a town and its streets. The church depicted in the central sketches may be St Peter and St John’s, the parish church of Kirkley near Lowestoft (see Tate D18246; Turner Bequest CCIX 46).

Alice Rylance-Watson
January 2015

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