Joseph Mallord William Turner

Sea and Sky

c.1820–30

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Medium
Gouache and watercolour on paper
Dimensions
Support: 191 x 276 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D25367
Turner Bequest CCLXIII 245

Catalogue entry

This is one of a large number of sketches on loose sheets of paper depicting coastal terrain and seagoing vessels in various combinations. For the grouping and dating of these works to the middle and later periods of Turner’s career, see the section introduction.
Verso:
Pencil note reading ‘ ‘CCLXIII | 245’.

John Chu
June 2015

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