Joseph Mallord William TurnerClassical Harbour Buildings 1805

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Artist
Title
Classical Harbour Buildings
Date 1805
MediumPen and ink on paper
Dimensionssupport: 150 x 258 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D05517
Turner Bequest XC 19 a
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Catalogue entry

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 19 Verso:
Classical Harbour Buildings 1805
D05517
Turner Bequest XC 19a
Pen and ink on off-white wove paper, prepared with a grey wash, 150 x 258 mm
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Compare folio 30 verso of this sketchbook (D05534), which has a more developed version of similar buildings.

David Blayney Brown
August 2007

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