Joseph Mallord William Turner

Briton Ferry: A Boat on the Foreshore with a Cottage Beyond

1795

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 203 x 264 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D00567
Turner Bequest XXVI 15

Catalogue entry

The drawing was made with the page turned horizontally. An unfinished watercolour based on it is Tate D00704 (Turner Bequest XXVIII S); a commission from ‘Dr Mathew’ is noted on the verso.
Verso:
Inscribed ‘Dr Mathew | 2’; stamped in brown ink with Turner Bequest monogram.

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

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