Joseph Mallord William Turner

A Sailing Boat

c.1789

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite and watercolour on paper
Dimensions
Support: 160 x 249 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D00039
Turner Bequest II 21 a

Catalogue entry

The boat may relate to the river scene at Old Isleworth noted on the following page, folio 22 recto (D00040). There are blue colour trials along the left and bottom edges of the page.

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

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