Joseph Mallord William TurnerRiver Scene with Boys Fishing c.1807

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Artist
Title
River Scene with Boys Fishing
From River Sketchbook
Turner Bequest XCVI
Date c.1807
MediumGraphite on paper
Dimensionssupport: 92 x 163 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D05987
Turner Bequest XCVI 25
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Catalogue entry

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 25 Recto:
River Scene with Boys Fishing circa 1807
D05987
Turner Bequest XCVI 25
Pencil on white laid paper, 92 x 163 mm
Inscribed by Turner in pencil ‘Boys naked fishing’ below image right of centre
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘25’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘XCVI 25’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Verso:
Blank

David Blayney Brown
October 2006

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