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
D40656

Catalogue entry

These sketches of barges with two or three masts are among a number of similar ones in this sketchbook; see chiefly folio 23 (D06094). Some further marks may foliage continued from folio 1 (D06072).

David Blayney Brown
September 2008

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