Joseph Mallord William Turner

Fishing Boats Racing Past a Man-of-War

c.1805–9

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 115 x 190 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D06514
Turner Bequest XCIX 88

Catalogue entry

Finberg listed this as ‘page 88’, noting that it ‘probably belong[s] to this sketchbook’. It was inserted in the reconstituted book as folio 15 verso, as noted by Edward Croft-Murray in a copy of Finberg in Tate’s Library. The image now appears inverted.

David Blayney Brown
March 2009

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