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Joseph Mallord William Turner (1775 - 1851)

Admiral van Tromp's Barge at the entrance to the Texel, 1645

1831

Oil on canvas

Height: 90.2cm
Width: 121.9cm

Museum number: P272

Provenance help-art-provenance

Purchased by Sir John Soane from the Royal Academy exhibition in 1831. Soane Archives: Journal 7, f.5, entry for 3 May 1831: Paid J.M.W. Turner Esqre £272.10.0.

Literature

Soane, Description, 1835, pp. 58 and 82
C.C. Cunningham, 'Turner's Van Tromp Paintings', The Art Quarterly, Winter 1952, pp. 323-330
M. Butlin and E. Joll, The Paintings of J.M.W. Turner, New Haven and London, 1977, pp. 173-174
Peter Thornton and Helen Dorey, A Miscellany of objects from Sir John Soane's Museum, 1992, p.100, fig. 104
Fred G.H. Bachrach, Turner's Holland, 1994, pp. 20-21 and 50
Evelyn Joll, Martin Butlin and Luke Herrmann, The Oxford Companion to J.M.W. Turner, 2001, p.114
Helen Dorey, John Soane and JMW Turner: Illuminating a Friendship, exhibition catalogue, Sir John Soane's Museum, 2007, pp.15-16 and 29-30
New Description, 2007, pp. 79-80 and 102, fig. 52

Exhibition history

Soane and Turner: Illuminating a Friendship, Sir John Soane's Museum, London, 26 January - 5 May 2007
Turner and the Sea, National Maritime Museum, London, 22 November 2013 - 21 April 2014
Royal Academy of Arts, London, 1831


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