Joseph Mallord William Turner

Dover: A Windlass and Flagstaff at the End of the Pier

?1793

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Part of
Dover
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 171 x 213 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D00168
Turner Bequest XVI F

Catalogue entry

A tracing of this subject, with added watercolour, is Tate D00169 (Turner Bequest XVI G). The Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam, possesses a copy of this drawing.
Technical notes:
There are brown ink stains affecting the composition.
Verso:
Blank; stamped in brown ink with Turner Bequest monogram; inscribed in a later hand ‘5’.

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

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