Joseph Mallord William Turner

A Three-Master, with Rowing Boats

1798

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 174 x 125 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D01699
Turner Bequest XLII 24

Catalogue entry

Compare the studies of ships with rowing boats in the contemporary Cyfarthfa sketchbook, including Tate D01657–D01659 (Turner Bequest XLI 26, 26a, 278); also the studies in this book of shipping at Bristol, on folios 13 verso–14 recto and 14 verso–15 recto (D01701–D01704; Turner Bequest XLII 26–27, 28–29).

Andrew Wilton
March 2013

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