Joseph Mallord William Turner

Fishing Boats and a Man-of-War

1807

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 118 x 187 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D06531
Turner Bequest C 13

Catalogue entry

This slight sketch was presumably sketched off Portsmouth or at Spithead. The three masts of a man-of-war are visible behind fishing and other smaller boats.
Verso:
Slight ink offsets from folio 15 of the sketchbook (D06532).

David Blayney Brown
May 2006

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