Joseph Mallord William Turner

Barges, Lighters and other Vessels

c.1820–5

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 108 x 185 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D07036
Turner Bequest CV 39

Catalogue entry

Presumably sketched on the Thames. See Introduction to the sketchbook for plans in the mid 1820s for a series of London subjects, including the Custom House and London Bridge.

David Blayney Brown
June 2010

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