Joseph Mallord William Turner

A Sailing Barge Laden with Cargo

1799

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 79 x 130 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D02055
Turner Bequest XLVI 41 a

Catalogue entry

There is a sketch of a sail in the space above this rapid note, made with the page turned horizontally. Another study of a barge is on folio 43 verso (D02059).

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

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