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Sun-rise. Whiting Fishing At Margate by 
																	Joseph Mallord William Turner

Joseph Mallord William Turner

( British, 1775 - 1851 )

Sun-rise. Whiting Fishing At Margate

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Materials:

Watercolor over pencil, heightened with bodycolor, scratching out and stopping out

Measurements:

16.77 in. (42.60 cm.) (height) by 25.51 in. (64.80 cm.) (width)

Markings:

signed and dated lower left: J.M.W. Turner 1822

Exhibited:

London, W.B. Cooke Gallery, 9 Soho Square, 1823, as '. Margate Sunrise' ;. London, Royal Academy,. Winter Exhibition, 1886, lent by Mrs Fordham;. New Haven, Yale Center for British Art, and Paris, Petit Palais, . Richard Parkes Bonington 'On the Pleasure of Painting' , 1991-1992, no. 48;. London, Agnew's,. Turner Watercolours, 1994, no. 6;. Canberra, National Gallery of Australia and Melbourne, National Gallery of Victoria,. Turner , 1996, unnumbered;. London,. Royal Academy,. J.M.W. Turner: The Great Watercolours, 2000-2001, no. 57;. London, Tate Britain, and Minneapolis, Minneapolis Art Gallery, . Constable to Delacroix British Art and the French Romantics , 2003, no. 158;. London, National Maritime Museum, Greenwich,. Turner and the Sea , 2014, no. 45;. Margate, Turner Contemporary, . Turner and Colour , 2016, unnumbered;. New York, The Frick Collection,. Turner's Ancient and Modern Ports , 2017, no. 19

Literature:

Sir Walter Armstrong,. Turner, London 1902, p. 265;. W.G. Rawlinson,. The Engraved Work of J.M.W. Turner , London 1908-13, p. 373, II, p. 373, no. 772;. . A. Wilton,. The Life and Works of J.M.W. Turner , Fribourg 1979, no. 507;. E. Shanes,. Turner's England 1810-1838 , London 1990, p. 119, no. 94

Provenance:

Commissioned by William Bernard Cooke (1778-1855);. Benjamin Godfrey Windus (1790-1867);. John Edward Fordham (1799-1880), by 1861, . by descent to his daughter-in-law, Mrs John Hampden Fordham, née Catherine Lawson (1836-1909),. by descent to her son Alexander Russell Fordham (1873-1945),. his sale, London, Christie's, 20 April 1917, lot 58, bt. King;. Henry Folland (1876-1926),. Mrs Henry Folland, C.B.E., née Thomas (1874-1957),. her sale, London, Christie's, 5 October 1945, lot 5; bt. Mitchell,. with The Mitchell Gallery, London,. from where acquired by the father of the present owner, 1945. Engraved: . by Thomas Lupton, 1825; a reduced version also by Lupton was published in 1834; a chromo-lithograph was published by M. & N. Hanhart, circa 1852-6

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