Joseph Mallord William Turner

Boats and Figures on Shore, Possibly at Turnchapel

1813

In Tate Britain

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 95 × 157 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D09250
Turner Bequest CXXXI 31

Catalogue entry

With the page turned horizontally, the scene may be at Turnchapel, across the Cattewater south of Plymouth. Turnchapel also features on folio 30 recto (D09249). The subjects as far as folio 127 recto (D09358) are all identified or presumed sites within a few miles in and around Plymouth, suggesting a series of fairly short excursions.
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Matthew Imms
April 2014

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