Joseph Mallord William Turner

Study of a Sailing Ship and a Rowing Boat at a Wharf

1798

Not on display

Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 174 × 125 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D01684
Turner Bequest XLII 9

Catalogue entry

The combination of pencil with pen and ink is similar to that used in the drawing on folios 13 verso–14 recto (D01701–D01702; Turner Bequest XLII 26–27), where the truncated spire of St Mary Redcliffe Church identifies the scene as Bristol Harbour.

Andrew Wilton
March 2013

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