Joseph Mallord William Turner

Sailing Barges

c.1806–8

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 107 x 182 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D06094
Turner Bequest XCVII 23

Catalogue entry

There are a number of sketches of sailing barges in this sketchbook, inside the front and back covers and also on folio 24, 42, 50 verso, 51 verso, 67 verso, 85 verso and 90 (D40656, D40658, D06095, D06114, D06124, D06126, D06144, D06169, D06175). These may have been drawn at Hammersmith or further down the Thames.
Verso:
Blank

David Blayney Brown
September 2008

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