Joseph Mallord William Turner

Figures on the Deck of a Sailing Packet

1796

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Dimensions
Support: 108 × 126 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D00790
Turner Bequest XXX 51 a

Catalogue entry

This subject is inverted relative to the sketchbook’s foliation. Some faint lines to the right may indicate another vessel in the distance. Compare the drawing on folio 30 recto (D00759; Turner Bequest XXX 29).

Andrew Wilton
May 2011

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