Joseph Mallord William Turner

Composition Study for ‘Ships Bearing up for Anchorage (“The Egremont Seapiece”)’

c.1799–1802

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Chalk on paper
Dimensions
Support: 436 x 271 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D04967
Turner Bequest LXXXI 65

Catalogue entry

This is a continuation of the drawing on folio 33 verso opposite (D04966; Turner Bequest LXXXI 64), under which the subject is discussed.
Technical notes:
The page is oil–stained in places.

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

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