Joseph Mallord William Turner

Low Sun over the Sea

c.1834

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Chalk on paper
Dimensions
Support: 139 x 228 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D27835
Turner Bequest CCLXXXII 38

Catalogue entry

This chalk study of the sun over the sea is one of several in this volume. For more information, see the sketchbook introduction. The first line of notes running vertically down the left hand edge of the page is illegible. The second and third lines are semi-legible and read, ‘line of the [...] pink as orb. the last light ¦shoul be [...] or black’.

John Chu
March 2015

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