Joseph Mallord William Turner

Ships under Sail

c.1799–1802

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Ink and graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 135 × 210 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D04059
Turner Bequest LXIX 54

Catalogue entry

Made with the pages turned horizontally, this study continues on folio 53 verso opposite (D04058). It is one of a long sequence of rapid pencil notes of shipping in this book; see folios 32 verso–39 recto, and 54 verso–57 recto (D04027–D04040, D04060–D04064).

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

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