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Creator:
Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Title:
The Channel Sketchbook
Date:
ca. 1845
Medium:
Graphite on medium, slightly textured, white wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 3 3/4 x 6 1/4 inches (9.5 x 15.9 cm) and Binding: 4in. (10.2cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite upper right: "1"; inscribed in graphite: "Blue | DP | Red S | Red rocks | Sea dark grey grn | Boys playing at leap frog - Girl jumping over sand Humps"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1993.30.118(1)
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors-Sketchbooks
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
channel (water body component) | crescents | marine art | moons | sea | sunset
Associated Places:
England | English Channel | Europe | La Manche | United Kingdom
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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John Baskett, Paul Mellon's legacy, a passion for British art : masterpieces from the Yale Center for British Art , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 2007, p. 286, no. 94, pl. 94, N5220 M552 P38 2007 OVERSIZE (YCBA)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:57831
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