Joseph Mallord William Turner

Classical Buildings, with Shipping

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: 150 x 258 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D05566
Turner Bequest XC 48 a

Catalogue entry

This design for a classical seaport, worked up with wash, incorporates round or fortified buildings sketched in outline on folios 45 verso and 46 verso of the sketchbook (D05561, D05563).

David Blayney Brown
August 2007

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