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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner West and East Looe 1811

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 132 Verso:
West and East Looe 1811
Turner Bequest CXXIII 129a
Pencil on white wove writing paper, 75 x 117 mm
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
From the entrance to the harbour south of the church tower at East Looe on the right, the cupola of West Looe church is seen on the left. At the top centre there appears to be a continuation of the east end of the East Looe church and buildings beyond it outside the right-hand edge of the main drawing. For other views, see under folio 115 verso (D08582; CXXIII 112a).

Matthew Imms
June 2011

How to cite

Matthew Imms, ‘West and East Looe 1811 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, June 2011, 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-west-and-east-looe-r1137091, accessed 01 March 2021.