Joseph Mallord William Turner

A Three-Masted Ship of the Line with a Fishing Boat and a Distant Ship, in Calm Water

1799

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 79 x 130 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D02164
Turner Bequest XLVI 114

Catalogue entry

Made with the page turned horizontally, this is one of a group of shipping subjects occurring at this end of the sketchbook; see also folios 115 verso and 118 verso (D02167, D02173).
Technical notes:
There is a smear of white gouache on the flag at the top centre.

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

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