Joseph Mallord William TurnerBarges and Smaller Boats alongside Wharves c.1825

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Artist
Title
Barges and Smaller Boats alongside Wharves
From Tabley No.3 Sketchbook
Turner Bequest CV
Date c.1825
MediumGraphite on paper
Dimensionssupport: 108 x 185 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D07071
Turner Bequest CV 60 a
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Catalogue entry

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 68 Verso:
Barges and Smaller Boats alongside Wharves circa 1825
D07071
Turner Bequest CV 60a
Pencil on white wove paper, 108 x 185 mm
Inscribed by Turner in pencil ‘6’ on the side of the barge
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
See Introduction to the sketchbook for plans in the mid 1820s for a series of London subjects, including the Custom House and the Tower.

David Blayney Brown
June 2010

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