Joseph Mallord William Turner

Boats Sailing near Brielle

1835

In Tate Britain

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 95 × 153 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D32476
Turner Bequest CCCXXI 17

Catalogue entry

This sketch shows the coastline around Brielle, a port town on the coast of south Holland. The weather is stormy and shipping can be seen navigating the waters at left. See also Tate D32471–D32472, D32477, D32535; Turner Bequest CCCXXI 14a–15, 17a, 54a.
Technical notes:
Significant foxing has occurred parallel to the gutter of the book.

Alice Rylance-Watson
April 2016

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