Joseph Mallord William Turner

A Ship under Sail

1792–3

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite and watercolour on paper
Dimensions
Support: 174 x 233 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D40245

Catalogue entry

This was presumably drawn about the same time as the recto (D00710; Turner Bequest XXIX E). The watercolour is restricted to colour trials at the edges of the sheet.

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

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