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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Scenes on Coast at or near ?Lowestoft c.1824

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 45 Recto:
Scenes on Coast at or near ?Lowestoft c.1824
Turner Bequest CCIX 45
Pencil on white wove paper, 118 X 115 mm
Inscribed in pencil by Turner ‘Old [...]pole’ bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
With the sketchbook turned vertically, here Turner has dashed off a series of sketches depicting fishermen at shore with their vessels, shipping at sea, cliff-top buildings and two distant views of the coast. At bottom right, above the windmill, is the inscription ‘Old [...]pole’. The location is possibly at or near Lowestoft, Suffolk. For similar views see Tate D18239–D18243, D18245; Turner Bequest CCIX 42a–44a, 45a).

Alice Rylance-Watson
January 2015

How to cite

Alice Rylance-Watson, ‘Scenes on Coast at or near ?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-scenes-on-coast-at-or-near-lowestoft-r1181126, accessed 25 September 2021.