Joseph Mallord William Turner

?Fishermen around a Boat on a Beach

c.1826–40

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Gouache and watercolour on paper
Dimensions
Support: 140 × 190 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D24930
Turner Bequest CCLX 94

Catalogue entry

The very slight forms here apparently include figures who may be fishermen, gathered around a boat beached or at the water’s edge. For other examples, see the Introduction.
Verso:
Blank; inscribed in pencil ‘D24930’ bottom left; inscribed in pencil ‘CCLX 94’ bottom centre.
There is a border of white paper or tape, indicating that the sheet was formerly mounted.

Matthew Imms
December 2015

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