Joseph Mallord William Turner

Four Sailors Washing an Upturned Boat

1796–7

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Gouache, graphite and watercolour on paper
Dimensions
Support: 113 x 93 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D01230
Turner Bequest XXXVII 113

Catalogue entry

The composition continues across folio 55 verso opposite (D01229; Turner Bequest XXXVII 112). It is one of a series of subjects presumably made at Margate; see under folio 52 verso (D01223; Turner Bequest XXXVII 106).

Andrew Wilton
September 2012

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