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- Gouache and watercolour on paper
- Support: 193 x 280 mm
- Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Turner Bequest CCCLXIV 306
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.
A margin of darker blue paper around the edge of the sheet indicates prolonged exposure to light.
Pencil notes reading ‘574A’ and ‘CCCLXIV – 306’. Stamped in black with the Turner Bequest monogram and ‘CCCLXIV – 306’.