Joseph Mallord William Turner

A Man Fishing from a Small Boat

1808

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Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 226 x 295 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D06857
Turner Bequest CIII 27

Catalogue entry

This was probably drawn by the lake or Moat at Tabley when Turner was staying there in 1808, and was said to have spent most of his time fishing (see Introduction to the sketchbook).
Verso:
Blank save for splashes of watercolour.

David Blayney Brown
May 2010

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