Joseph Mallord William Turner

Buildings; Sketches of Boats

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: 118 × 190 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D30641
Turner Bequest CCCIV 6

Catalogue entry

These sketches of boats were probably taken as Turner travelled across parts of Germany and the Netherlands via the rivers Rhine and Waal. With the book turned in accordance with the foliation the artist has also recorded some buildings.

Alice Rylance-Watson
November 2015

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