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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Tynemouth from North Shields 1818

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 3 Recto:
Tynemouth from North Shields 1818
Turner Bequest CLXVI 3
Pencil on white wove paper, 90 x 112 mm
Stamped in black ‘CLXVI 3’ bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Continued from folio 2 verso (D13452) is a view of the mouth of the River Tyne from North Shields. The present page shows a boat with two or three figures in it making its way back to the quay which may also be shown on folio 4 (D13455), and North Shields is in the background at the right. Tynemouth Priory can be seen in the distance on folio 2 verso.
See folio 13 for more information about Turner’s visit to North and South Shields and references to his other sketches.

Thomas Ardill
August 2009

How to cite

Thomas Ardill, ‘Tynemouth from North Shields 1818 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, August 2009, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, December 2012, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-tynemouth-from-north-shields-r1131998, accessed 21 August 2019.