Joseph Mallord William Turner

Fishermen Lowering Sail; a Three-Master under Sail in the Distance

1796–7

In Tate Britain

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Gouache, graphite and watercolour on paper
Dimensions
Support: 268 × 354 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D00903
Turner Bequest XXXIII f

Catalogue entry

Like other marine works in this subsection (see the Introduction), this was perhaps drawn at Margate.
Technical notes:
The sheet is somewhat irregular, particularly along the top edge.
Verso:
Blank; paint and oil stains.

Andrew Wilton
January 2013

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