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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Lowestoft c.1824

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 44 Recto:
Lowestoft c.1824
Turner Bequest CCIX 44
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
These are sketches of the beach and coastline at Lowestoft, Suffolk. Lowestoft lighthouse (Tate D18225–D18227; Turner Bequest CCIX 35a–36a) is shown in the rear view at left; this sketch extends onto folio opposite (Tate D18241; Turner Bequest CCIX 43a). For similar views see Tate D18239–D18240, D18243–D18245; Turner Bequest CCIX 42a–43, 44a– 45a).

Alice Rylance-Watson
January 2015

How to cite

Alice Rylance-Watson, ‘Lowestoft 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-r1181124, accessed 27 May 2022.