Joseph Mallord William Turner

Boats Sailing on the New Maas

1835

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 153 x 95 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D32478
Turner Bequest CCCXXI 18

Catalogue entry

With the sketchbook turned upside down, here Turner depicts vessels of various types on the New Maas, probably near Brielle (see Tate D32471; Turner Bequest CCCXXI 14a).
Recto:
Inscribed in red ink by Ruskin ‘18’ and stamped in black ‘CCCXXI–18’, bottom right.

Alice Rylance-Watson
April 2016

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