Joseph Mallord William Turner

Yachts Sailing

1827

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Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 112 x 192 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D20726
Turner Bequest CCXXVI 78 a

Catalogue entry

Several yachts are shown passing a moored sailing boat, possibly racing. For more on studies in this sketchbook relating to the regatta events at Cowes from late July 1827 onwards, see the Introduction.

Matthew Imms
November 2015

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