Joseph Mallord William Turner

?Distant Views of Stettin Harbour, with Shipping

1835

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 89 x 162 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D31107
Turner Bequest CCCVII 44 a

Catalogue entry

These sketches appear to be distant views Stettin Harbour. The artist has inscribed ‘Daff’ and ‘Volin’ at rear, which probably refers to ‘Haff’ (i.e. ‘Stettiner Haff’, the German for ‘Stettin Harbour’) and ‘Wolin’ (i.e. the island of Wolin in the Baltic Sea).

Alice Rylance-Watson
May 2015

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