Joseph Mallord William TurnerFishing Smacks at Sea 1802

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Artist
Title
Fishing Smacks at Sea
From Small Calais Pier Sketchbook
Turner Bequest LXXI
Date 1802
MediumGraphite on paper
Dimensionssupport: 112 x 187 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D04270
Turner Bequest LXXI 68
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Catalogue entry

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 18 Recto:
Fishing Smacks at Sea 1802
D04270
Turner Bequest LXXI 68
Pen and brown ink on wove paper prepared with a reddish brown wash, 112 x 187 mm
Stamped in black ‘LXXI 68’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Numbered by Finberg as folio 68 of this sketchbook, this has since been rebound as folio 18.
Verso:
Blank
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘872’ bottom left, and in a later hand in pencil ‘LXXI p 681’ top left

David Blayney Brown
April 2003

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