Joseph Mallord William TurnerFishing Smacks off Calais Pier 1802

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Artist
Title
Fishing Smacks off Calais Pier
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
D04207
Turner Bequest LXXI 15
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Catalogue entry

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 17 Recto:
Fishing Smacks off Calais Pier 1802
D04207
Turner Bequest LXXI 15
Pen and brown ink on wove paper prepared with a grey wash, 112 x 187 mm
Stamped in black ‘LXXI 15’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Numbered by Finberg as folio 15 of this sketchbook, this has since been rebound as folio 17.
Verso:
Blank

David Blayney Brown
April 2003

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