Joseph Mallord William TurnerDiagrams of Sails c.1808

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Artist
Title
Diagrams of Sails
From Greenwich Sketchbook
Turner Bequest CII
Date c.1808
MediumGraphite on paper
Dimensionssupport: 76 x 115 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D06793
Turner Bequest CII 37 a
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Catalogue entry

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 37 Verso:
Diagrams of Sails circa 1808
D06793
Turner Bequest CII 37a
Pencil on white wove paper, 76 x 115 mm
Inscribed by Turner in pencil ‘the Gibs | ... on the | Reef but not on the ...’
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Drawn with the sketchbook inverted.

David Blayney Brown
March 2007

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