Joseph Mallord William TurnerA Ship under Sail 1792-3

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Artist
Date 1792-3
MediumGraphite and watercolour on paper
Dimensionssupport: 174 x 233 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D40245
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Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
A Ship under Sail 1792–3
D40245
Pencil and watercolour on white wove paper, 174 x 233 mm
Stamped in brown ink with Turner Bequest monogram centre right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
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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