Joseph Mallord William Turner

Sailors and Marines

1805

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 114 x 184 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D05463
Turner Bequest LXXXIX 15

Catalogue entry

From left to right are two pig-tailed sailors in striped vests, seen from behind, and three marines, one in profile. These men were presumably drawn aboard the Victory.
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David Blayney Brown
March 2006

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