Joseph Mallord William TurnerSterns of Men-of-War c.1805

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Artist
Title
Sterns of Men-of-War
From Shipwreck (1) Sketchbook
Turner Bequest LXXXVII
Date c.1805
Dimensionssupport: 118 x 185 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D05414
Turner Bequest LXXXVII 39
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Catalogue entry

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 25 Recto:
Sterns of Men-of-War circa 1805
D05414
Turner Bequest LXXXVII 39
Pen and ink on cream laid paper, 118 x 185 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘39’ top left, inverted
Stamped in black ‘LXXXVII 39’ top left, inverted
 
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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