Joseph Mallord William Turner

Two Fishing Boats at Sea

1796–7

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Gouache, graphite and watercolour on paper
Dimensions
Support: 113 x 93 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D01228
Turner Bequest XXXVII 111

Catalogue entry

Inverted relative to the sketchbook’s foliation, the composition continues across folio 54 verso opposite (D01227; Turner Bequest XXXVII 110). It is one of a series of subjects presumably made at Margate; see under folio 52 verso (D01223; Turner Bequest XXXVII 106).

Andrew Wilton
September 2012

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