Joseph Mallord William Turner Shipping off Gravesend; St George’s Church in Right Distance c.1805–6

Artwork details

Artist
Title
Shipping off Gravesend; St George’s Church in Right Distance
From Hesperides (1) Sketchbook
Turner Bequest XCIII
Date c.1805–6
Medium Pen and ink on paper
Dimensions Support: 171 x 262 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D05794
Turner Bequest XCIII 18
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This vivid sketch looks as if drawn on the spot, from a boat on the Thames.

David Blayney Brown
October 2007

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