Joseph Mallord William Turner

Shipping on the Thames at Greenwich

c.1805–9

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 115 x 190 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D06366
Turner Bequest XCIX 4

Catalogue entry

The Royal Hospital and Naval College are seen from upstream, with shipping on the river. Other Greenwich subjects in this sketchbook are folios 5, 37, 67 verso (D06367, D06422, D06476); presumably they were originally closer together.
Verso:
Blank

David Blayney Brown
March 2009

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