Joseph Mallord William TurnerStern and Bows of a Man-of-War c.1805

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Artist
Title
Stern and Bows of a Man-of-War
From Shipwreck (1) Sketchbook
Turner Bequest LXXXVII
Date c.1805
Dimensionssupport: 185 x 118 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D05422
Turner Bequest LXXXVII 47
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Catalogue entry

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 29 Recto:
Stern and Bows of a Man-of-War circa 1805
D05422
Turner Bequest LXXXVII 47
Pen and ink on cream laid paper, 185 x 118 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘47’ top right, running vertically
Stamped in black ‘LXXXVII 47’ top right, running vertically
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
See note to folio 10 of this sketchbook (D05404; Turner Bequest LXXXVII 29).

David Blayney Brown
January 2006

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