Joseph Mallord William Turner

Merchantmen at Anchor

c.1805–9

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Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 115 x 190 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D06398
Turner Bequest XCIX 24

Catalogue entry

In view of Turner’s colour note, the ‘R’ on the hull presumably indicates red paint near the waterline and a forecastle painted yellow.
Verso:
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David Blayney Brown
March 2009

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