J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Lowestoft Lighthouse c.1824

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 36 Verso:
Lowestoft Lighthouse c.1824
Turner Bequest CCIX 36a
Pencil on white wove paper, 115 x 118 mm
Watermarked ‘al[lee] | 18[19]’
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Produced with the sketchbook turned upside down, here Turner has rendered a view of Lowestoft on the Suffolk North Sea coast. The lighthouse is shown near the cliff’s edge overlooking the Denes. See also Tate D18335; Turner Bequest CCIX 35a.

Alice Rylance-Watson
January 2015

How to cite

Alice Rylance-Watson, ‘Lowestoft Lighthouse c.1824 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, January 2015, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, August 2016, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-lowestoft-lighthouse-r1181109, accessed 27 June 2022.