Joseph Mallord William Turner

Boats on the Thames near Isleworth

1805

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Pen and ink on paper
Dimensions
Support: 171 x 262 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D05811
Turner Bequest XCIII 27 a

Catalogue entry

Hill suggests this is the view from Sion (or Syon) Ferry House, looking upstream from near Isleworth wharf with the towpath on the opposite bank, and the London Apprentice inn and the church to the right. Two barges are being unloaded to a waiting wagon at low tide.

David Blayney Brown
October 2007

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