Joseph Mallord William Turner

The ‘Victory’, Starboard View towards the Stern

1805

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 114 x 184 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D05447
Turner Bequest LXXXIX 2

Catalogue entry

Drawn with the sketchbook inverted. Here the Victory must be alongside a wharf or dock as a bollard or capstan is sketched in the foreground. See Introduction to the sketchbook for her movements after Trafalgar.
Verso:
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David Blayney Brown
March 2006

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