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Finberg associated this sketch with Turner’s picture The Shipwreck (Tate, N00476).1 However, it is actually a sketch for The Wreck of a Transport Ship (Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon),2 a later work of about 1810. Another sketch for it is on folio 5 of the sketchbook (D05398; Turner Bequest LXXVIII 23). See Introduction to the sketchbook for the picture and its subject.
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