Joseph Mallord William Turner Briton Ferry: A Boat on the Foreshore with a Cottage Beyond 1795

Artwork details

Artist
Title
Briton Ferry: A Boat on the Foreshore with a Cottage Beyond
From South Wales Sketchbook
Turner Bequest XXVI
Date 1795
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
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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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