Joseph Mallord William Turner

Hulk of a Ship

c.1820–5

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Watercolour on paper
Dimensions
Support: 562 × 253 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D25508
Turner Bequest CCLXIII 384

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:
Tear on the right-hand edge of the sheet towards top right-hand corner.
Verso:
Blank

John Chu
June 2015

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