Joseph Mallord William Turner

Harbour

c.1830–45

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 226 x 300 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D36106
Turner Bequest CCCLXIV 259v

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.
Technical Notes:
Grey staining across the sheet.
Verso:
See Tate D36105 (Turner Bequest CCCLXIV 259).

John Chu
June 2015

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