Joseph Mallord William Turner

Waves Breaking on Shore with a Sailing Boat

1802

In Tate Britain

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 112 × 187 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D04215
Turner Bequest LXXI 20 a

Catalogue entry

Numbered by Finberg as folio 20a of this sketchbook, this has since been rebound as folio 27 verso. The subject continues across folio 28 (D04216), where the vessel appears. Bold marks in chalks indicate waves and foam.

David Blayney Brown
April 2003

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