Joseph Mallord William Turner

Fisherman and Fishing Boats at Gravesend

c.1805

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

View by appointment
Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Dimensions
Support: 118 x 185 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D05419
Turner Bequest LXXXVII 44

Catalogue entry

Drawn with the sketchbook inverted, this is one of several Gravesend subjects in this book, which are inscribed with references to the location inscribed here; see also folios 25 verso and 26 verso (D05415, D05417; Turner Bequest LXXXVII 40, 42).

David Blayney Brown
January 2006

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