Joseph Mallord William Turner

A Wreck Aground, with Salvagers on a Beach beneath Cliffs

c.1805

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Pen and ink on paper
Dimensions
Support: 119 x 189 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D05437
Turner Bequest LXXXVIII 10

Catalogue entry

A more distant view of the same wrecks and coastline, which Finberg suggested was made at Folkestone, is on folio 19 of the sketchbook (D05445; Turner Bequest LXXXVIII 18).

David Blayney Brown
February 2006

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