Joseph Mallord William Turner

A Sailing Boat

1796

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Dimensions
Support: 108 × 126 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D00798
Turner Bequest XXX 58

Catalogue entry

The art collector J.P. Heseltine1 identified the boat in this slight study as a Margate Hoy.

Andrew Wilton
May 2011

1
MS note in a copy of Finberg 1909, Tate Britain Prints and Drawings Room.

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