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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.

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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