Joseph Mallord William Turner

Sailing Vessels, off the Coast at Essex, Suffolk or Norfolk

c.1824

In Tate Britain

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 115 × 118 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D18175
Turner Bequest CCIX 10

Catalogue entry

Here Turner records three vessels sailing off the coast at Essex, Suffolk or Norfolk. The artist has inscribed the letters ‘W’ and ‘D’ at bottom left. A similar scene is depicted on the folio opposite (Tate D18174; Turner Bequest CCIX 9a).
Verso:
Blank.

Alice Rylance-Watson
January 2015

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