Joseph Mallord William Turner

Shipping off Gravesend; St George’s Church in Right Distance

c.1805–6

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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

Catalogue entry

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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