Joseph Mallord William Turner

Two Studies of the Bows of a Man-of-War

c.1805

In Tate Britain

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Dimensions
Support: 185 x 118 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D05420
Turner Bequest LXXXVII 45

Catalogue entry

See note to folio 10 of this sketchbook (D05404; Turner Bequest LXXXVII 29), and for the Victory, folio 27 (D05418), as well as Introduction and notes to the Nelson sketchbook (Tate D05446–D05490; D40701–D40705; D41427; Turner Bequest LXXXIX). Two studies of bows are drawn here.

David Blayney Brown
January 2006

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