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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Shipping in Yarmouth's North Quay c.1824

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 21 Recto:
Shipping in Yarmouth’s North Quay c.1824
Turner Bequest CCIX 21
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 previously unidentified sketches depict the North Quay at Yarmouth, Norfolk. The larger of the two views has been drawn with the sketchbook turned upside down. Both sketches include the medieval North-West Tower with its conical spire. The profile of the steeple of St Nicholas’ Church can also be seen in the principal view. See also Tate D18194–D18195; Turner Bequest CCIX 20–20a.

Alice Rylance-Watson
January 2015

How to cite

Alice Rylance-Watson, ‘Shipping in Yarmouth’s North Quay 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-shipping-in-yarmouths-north-quay-r1181078, accessed 05 December 2021.