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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 104 × 163 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D27172
Turner Bequest CCLXXVII 104

Catalogue entry

This slight sketch depicts several sailing boats with low hills in the background. Two of the boats at the left appear to be at anchor as their sails are down, though the boat at the right is at sail. The sketch was presumably made on the same occasion as the drawing of a boat being loaded by a crane on folio 103 verso (D27171).
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Thomas Ardill
May 2010

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