Joseph Mallord William Turner

A Sunset or Sunrise ?over Water

c.1823–4

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Medium
Watercolour on paper
Dimensions
Support: 98 x 162 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D40964

Catalogue entry

Not recorded in Finberg’s 1909 Turner Inventory,1 this is a slight continuation of a band of sky from the wash composition of the sunset or sunrise composition on folio 31 recto opposite (D17887).

Matthew Imms
December 2014

1
See A.J. Finberg, A Complete Inventory of the Drawings of the Turner Bequest, London 1909, vol.I, p.622.

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