Joseph Mallord William Turner

A Barge with Three Figures on its Deck

c.1800–1

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Dimensions
Support: 131 × 206 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D03707
Turner Bequest LXI 54 a

Catalogue entry

Drawn with the page turned horizontally, this is one of several studies of boats in this book; see also folios 57 verso–58 recto, 58 verso and 59 verso (D03709, D40782, D03717, D03711; Turner Bequest LXI 55a–[reverse of 61], 61, 56a)

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

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