Joseph Mallord William Turner

Sketches and Diagrams of a Boat

c.1806–9

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 115 × 190 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D06510
Turner Bequest XCIX 85 a

Catalogue entry

Drawn with the sketchbook inverted. For drawings for a boat in this sketchbook see note to folio 88 verso (D06508; Turner Bequest XCIX 84a). Here Turner has drawn the port side of the hull and other details.

David Blayney Brown
March 2009

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