Joseph Mallord William Turner
Fishermen Lowering Sail; a Three-Master under Sail in the Distance 1796–7

Artwork details

Artist
Title
Fishermen Lowering Sail; a Three-Master under Sail in the Distance
Date 1796–7
Medium Gouache, graphite and watercolour on paper
Dimensions Support: 268 x 354 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D00903
Turner Bequest XXXIII f
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Catalogue entry

Like other marine works in this subsection (see the Introduction), this was perhaps drawn at Margate.
Technical notes:
The sheet is somewhat irregular, particularly along the top edge.
Verso:
Blank; paint and oil stains.

Andrew Wilton
January 2013

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