Joseph Mallord William Turner

A Sailing Boat in Looe Bay

1811

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Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 75 x 117 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D08588
Turner Bequest CXXIII 115 a

Catalogue entry

This slight sketch probably shows the rocky cliffs to the east of Looe’s harbour, looking eastwards. For other views, see under folio 115 verso (D08582; CXXIII 112a).

Matthew Imms
June 2011

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