Joseph Mallord William Turner

Distant Ships

1807

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 118 x 187 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D06534
Turner Bequest C 15 v

Catalogue entry

Not noticed or described by Finberg, these slight pencil marks extend the view on folio 17 (D06535), presumably drawn off Portsmouth or Spithead.

David Blayney Brown
May 2006

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