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Creator:
Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Title:

Sketch of Two Ships on a Catalogue Page

Date:
ca. 1823
Medium:
Graphite on medium, slightly textured cream wove paper, adhered to medium, slightly textured cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 8 7/8 x 16 5/8 inches (22.5 x 42.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, upper left: "Mr. Lupton to Henry Vaughan | Janr. 30 - 1865 | - I send you | these hasty scribbles of shipping | I spoke of made by Turner forty | years ago to describe to me the | different kinds of shipping. | I am dear Sir | yours Faith y | Thos. Lupton. | Henry Vaughan Esqr"; inscribed in graphite, upper right: "[ . . . ] are Turner"; in graphite, lower center: "[ . . . ] W.B. Cooke or G. Cooke"; in graphite, lower right: "Ship"; in pen and brown ink, lower center: "Sketches by Turner"; in graphite, lower left: "< . . . > | < . . . > | < . . . > | < . . . >"; in graphite, lower right: "Sketches by | JMW Turner Esqr"; inscribed in graphite, verso, upper left: "Take care of this"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.4.1761
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
catalogues | marine art | shipping | ships
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:5467
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Anne Hodge, The works of J.M.W. Turner at the National Gallery of Ireland, National Gallery of Ireland, Dublin, 2012, pp. 13-14, fig. 7, NJ18.T85 H625 2012 OVERSIZE (YCBA)


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