Joseph Mallord William Turner

Ships 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
D04111
Turner Bequest LXIX 97

Catalogue entry

Made with the page turned horizontally, this is one of a small group of expressive pencil studies of shipping; see also folios 97 recto and 98 recto (D04113, D04114; Turner Bequest LXIX 98, 99).

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

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