Joseph Mallord William Turner

Shipping at Sea

c.1799–1802

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Ink and graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 135 x 210 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D04134
Turner Bequest LXIX 117

Catalogue entry

Made with the page turned horizontally, this is one of a sequence of seascape compositions.
Technical notes:
The sheet is discoloured from prolonged exposure.
Verso:
Blank; inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘85’.

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

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