Joseph Mallord William Turner

Hulks and Shipping in the Hamoaze with Saltash in the Distance

1814

In Tate Britain

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 110 × 178 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D09697
Turner Bequest CXXXIII 25

Catalogue entry

Saltash is seen on the skyline north up the Hamoaze, as in similar sketches on folios 23 recto and 26 recto (D09695 and D09698, under the second of which other views are mentioned). There is a prominent, black-hatted figure, perhaps a Plymouth sketching companion of Turner’s, seated among the bushes in the foreground. There is another such figure on folio 29 recto (D09703).
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Matthew Imms
July 2014

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