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

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Joseph Mallord William Turner Views of Yarmouth c.1824

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 12 Recto:
Views of Yarmouth c.1824
Turner Bequest CCIX 12
Pencil on white wove paper, 115 x 118 mm
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
These slight sketches show the Norfolk port of Yarmouth, with St Nicholas’ Church at centre right. These drawings and others in the sketchbook (Tate D18176, D18179, D18212–D18214, D18217–D18221, D18223; Turner Bequest CCIX 11, 12a, 29–30, 31a–33a, 34a) were developed into a finished watercolour of Yarmouth produced for the England and Wales series and engraved in 1829 (see Tate impression T04547).1 Turner also produced a watercolour of Yarmouth Sands for the East Coast scheme which was never engraved (see general introduction to this sketchbook.2

Alice Rylance-Watson
January 2015

Andrew Wilton, J.M.W. Turner: His Life and Work, Fribourg 1979, p.394 no.810.
Wilton 1979, p.405 no.904.

How to cite

Alice Rylance-Watson, ‘Views of Yarmouth 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-views-of-yarmouth-r1181060, accessed 21 October 2021.