Joseph Mallord William Turner

A Sailing Boat

1796–7

In Tate Britain

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Gouache, graphite and watercolour on paper
Dimensions
Support: 93 x 113 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D01128
Turner Bequest XXXVII 11

Catalogue entry

This is a rather slight sketch, made with the page turned horizontally. The pen line is a continuation of the large rock in the drawing on folio 5 verso opposite (D01127; Turner Bequest XXXVII 10).

Andrew Wilton
September 2012

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