Joseph Mallord William Turner

The Bow of a Barge

c.1800–7

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 172 x 119 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D05186
Turner Bequest LXXXIV 15 a

Catalogue entry

For the several sketches of boats in this sketchbook, see especially folio 5 verso (D05173); folio 6 verso (D05175; Tuner Bequest LXXXIV 7a) has a sketch probably of the stern and hull of the same barge.

David Blayney Brown
November 2004

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