Joseph Mallord William Turner

Scenes on the Suffolk Coast

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
D18253
Turner Bequest CCIX 49 a

Catalogue entry

These swiftly rendered sketches depict the beaches and cliffs of the Suffolk coast. Buildings and houses overlook the sands from atop the cliffs; fishing boats are moored below near to small beach huts. See also Tate D18254–D18256; Turner Bequest CCIX 50–51.

Alice Rylance-Watson
January 2015

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