Joseph Mallord William Turner

A Yacht and Figures in a Rowing Boat

1827

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 192 x 112 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D20684
Turner Bequest CCXXVI 54

Catalogue entry

With the page turned vertically, a yacht is shown with its sails set, with figures in a rowing boat off its starboard bow. For more on studies in this sketchbook relating to the regatta events at Cowes from late July 1827 onwards, see the Introduction.
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Matthew Imms
November 2015

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