Joseph Mallord William Turner

Soldiers in a Boat

c.1816

Not on display
Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Dimensions
Support: 93 x 149 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D11608
Turner Bequest CXLIX 13

Catalogue entry

The same boat heavily laden with soldiers appears on folio 12 recto (D11607). The present sketch includes a detail of the figure recorded there in the stern, with uniform jacket and shako, and another of a shako to the right. The same subject is recorded on folio 16 recto (D11611). For general notes on the series of unidentified subjects to which this sketch belongs see folio 2 recto (D11597).
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David Hill
October 2008

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