Joseph Mallord William Turner

Venetian Boats and Figures

1819

Not on display
Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 112 x 185 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D14447
Turner Bequest CLXXV 69

Catalogue entry

These very slight, rapid studies, comprise figures with notes of their costumes, at least one small boat and possibly items of cargo. For other studies of boats in this sketchbook, see under folio 37 recto (D14383), and for figures, under folio 18 verso (D14351).

Matthew Imms
March 2017

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