Joseph Mallord William Turner

Harbour

c.1828–30

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Medium
Gouache and watercolour on paper
Dimensions
Support: 137 x 190 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D24586
Turner Bequest CCLIX 21

Catalogue entry

This is one of a large number of sketches on loose sheets of paper depicting coastal terrain and seagoing vessels in various combinations. For the grouping and dating of these works to the middle and later periods of Turner’s career, see the section introduction.
Verso:
See Tate D41469 (Turner Bequest CCLIX 21v).

John Chu
June 2015

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