Joseph Mallord William Turner?Sheerness; Men-of-War at Anchor c.1805-9

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Artist
Title
?Sheerness; Men-of-War at Anchor
From River and Margate Sketchbook
Turner Bequest XCIX
Date c.1805-9
MediumGraphite on paper
Dimensionssupport: 115 x 190 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D06416
Turner Bequest XCIX 34
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Catalogue entry

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 38 Recto:
?Sheerness; Men-of-War at Anchor circa 1805–9
D06416
Turner Bequest XCIX 34
Pencil on off-white wove paper, 115 x 190 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in blue ink ‘34’ top right
Stamped in black ‘XCIX 34’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Continued on folio 37 verso (D06415; Turner Bequest XCIX 33a), for which see comment.

David Blayney Brown
March 2009

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