Joseph Mallord William Turner

Dover: Shipping at a Wharf

?1793

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Part of
Dover
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 256 x 185 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D00164
Turner Bequest XVI B

Catalogue entry

This is presumably one of the series of drawings of views at Dover, but the place is not firmly identifiable. A copy of this subject in pencil and watercolour, probably by John Henderson (1764–1843), is in a private collection.
Verso:
Blank; stamped in brown ink with Turner Bequest monogram; inscribed in a later hand: ‘13 | b |a’.

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

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