Joseph Mallord William Turner

Fishermen

c.1830–41

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 171 × 75 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D34787
Turner Bequest CCCXLIV 322

Catalogue entry

This is one of a large number of sketches on loose sheets of paper depicting coastal terrain and seagoing vessels in various combinations. For the grouping and dating of these works to the middle and later periods of Turner’s career, see the section introduction.
Technical Notes:
The sheet has been removed from a sketchbook.
Verso:
See Tate D34788 (Turner Bequest CCCXLIV 322v).

John Chu
June 2015

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