Joseph Mallord William Turner

Scenes on Coast at or near ?Lowestoft

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
D18243
Turner Bequest CCIX 44 a

Catalogue entry

These sketches appear to depict the coast at Suffolk, possibly near Lowestoft. The rear view shows sailors and fishermen gathered at the shoreline close to a moored vessel. For similar views see Tate D18239–D18242, D18244–D18245; Turner Bequest CCIX 42a–44, 45– 45a).

Alice Rylance-Watson
January 2015

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