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

Lost to All Hope the Brig

Date:
between 1845 and 1850
Medium:
Watercolor and graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 9 x 12 3/4 inches (22.9 x 32.4 cm) and Frame: 17 1/4 x 23 1/4 x 1 1/4 inches (43.8 x 59.1 x 3.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "Lost to all Hope she lies | each sea breaks over a derelict | on an unknown shore the sea folk only sharing the triumph"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower right: "D 19"

Paul Mellon collector's mark

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.5378
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
brig | clouds | marine art | mast | meteorology | sailboat | science | storms | storms
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:5496
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David Blayney Brown, M. W. Turner: Painting Set Free, The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, 2014, pp. 194-95, 206, fig. 56, NJ18.T85 J1552 2014 OVERSIZE (YCBA)

Christine Riding, Turner & the sea, Thames & Hudson, London, 2013, pp. 211, 231, no. 118, NJ18.T85 R52 2013 OVERSIZE (YCBA)

Ian Warrell, Turner's Sketchbooks, Tate Publishing, London, 2014, pp. 218, 219, NJ18.T85 W378 2014 (YCBA)

Andrew Wilton, The life and work of J.M.W. Turner, Academy Editions, London, 1979, pp. 230, 471, No. 1425, pl. 239, NJ18 T85 +W577 OVERSIZE (YCBA)


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