Joseph Mallord William Turner
Dover: The Inner Harbour; a Ship with Sails Set ?1793

Artwork details

Artist
Title
Dover: The Inner Harbour; a Ship with Sails Set
From Dover
Date ?1793
Medium Graphite on paper
Dimensions Support: 189 x 250 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D00165
Turner Bequest XVI C
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Catalogue entry

There is a slight sketch of a ship with sails set above the main view. A copy of this subject in pencil and watercolour, probably by John Henderson (1764–1843), is in a UK private collection.
Verso:
Blank; stamped in brown ink with Turner Bequest monogram; inscribed in a later hand ‘6’.

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

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