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Creator:
Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Title:
Shipping Scene, with Fishermen
Date:
between 1815 and 1820
Medium:
Brown wash, brushed brown ink and scraping out on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 8 1/2 x 11 1/2 inches (21.6 x 29.2 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, verso, center: "23 by 18 ½"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1978.43.171
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
boats | fishermen | marine art | sailboats | sea | shipping | ships
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Exhibition History:
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British Watercolors - Drawings of the 18th and 19th Centuries from the Yale Center for British Art (Blaffer Gallery, University of Houston, 1985-04 - 1986-08)

British Watercolors - Drawings of the 18th and 19th Centuries from the Yale Center for British Art (Block Museum of Art, 1985-04 - 1986-08)

British Watercolors - Drawings of the 18th and 19th Centuries from the Yale Center for British Art (Toledo Museum of Art, 1985-04 - 1986-08)

British Watercolors - Drawings of the 18th and 19th Centuries from the Yale Center for British Art (Portland Art Museum, 1985-04 - 1986-08)

British Watercolors - Drawings of the 18th and 19th Centuries from the Yale Center for British Art (Minneapolis Institute of Arts, 1985-04 - 1986-08)

British Watercolors - Drawings of the 18th and 19th Centuries from the Yale Center for British Art (Memorial Art Gallery of Rochester, 1985-04 - 1986-08)

British Watercolors - Drawings of the 18th and 19th Centuries from the Yale Center for British Art (Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, 1985-04 - 1986-08)

Translations - Turner and Printmaking (Yale Center for British Art, 1993-09-29 - 1993-12-05)

Publications:
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Scott Wilcox, British watercolors, drawings of the 18th and 19th centuries from the Yale Center for British Art , Hudson Hill Press, New York, 1985, no. 31, pl. 31, ND1928 W533 1985 (YCBA)

Andrew Wilton, The life and work of J.M.W. Turner, Academy Editions, London, 1979, p. 83, pl. 83, NJ18 T85 +W577 OVERSIZE (YCBA)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:5505
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