Joseph Mallord William Turner

Waves Breaking on Shore with a Vessel on the Horizon

1802

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 112 x 187 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D04213
Turner Bequest LXXI 19 a

Catalogue entry

Numbered by Finberg as folio 19a of this sketchbook, this has since been rebound as folio 26 verso. The subject continues across folio 27 (D04214), where the vessel appears. Bold marks in chalk indicate crests of waves.

David Blayney Brown
April 2003

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