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image of Rotterdam Ferry-Boat Joseph Mallord William Turner (artist)
British, 1775 - 1851
Rotterdam Ferry-Boat, 1833
oil on canvas
overall: 92.3 x 122.5 cm (36 5/16 x 48 1/4 in.) framed: 115.6 x 146 x 7.6 cm (45 1/2 x 57 1/2 x 3 in.)
Ailsa Mellon Bruce Collection
1970.17.135
Not on View
From the Tour: Constable and Turner — British Landscapes of the Early 1800s
Object 5 of 11

1833London Literary Gazette, no. 851, 11 May 1833: 299.
1833The Times (London), 1 July 1833.
1833Athenaeum 289 (11 May 1833): 297.
1833Arnold's Magazine of the Fine Arts, n.s., 1 (June 1833): 187.
1862Thornbury, Walter. The Life of J.M.W. Turner, R.A.. 2 vols. London, 1862: 2:400 (2d ed., 1877).
1865Frost, William. Revised by Henry Reeve. A Catalogue of the Paintings ... in the Collection of the late Hugh Andrew Johnstone Munro, ... 6 Hamilton Place, London; with some additional paintings at Novar. London, 1865: no. 40.
1888Redford, George. Art Sales. 2 vols. London, 1888, 1:270, 272.
1952Cunningham, C.C. "Turner's Van Tromp Paintings." The Art Quarterly 15 (1952): 325-329.
1971Dugdale, James. "Sir Charles Tennant: The Story of a Victorian Collector." The Connoisseur 178 (1971): 8, 12, repro.
1974Bachrach, A.G.H. Turner and Rotterdam 1817-1825-1841. Deventer, n.d. [1974]: 20, repro. 21.
1975European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 356, repro., as Van Tromp's Shallop.
1975Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. New York, 1975: no. 602. color repro.
1981Bachrach, A.G.H. "Turner, Ruisdael and the Dutch." Turner Studies 1 (1981): 26, pl. 13.
1984Butlin, Martin and Evelyn Joll. The Paintings of J.M.W. Turner. 2 vols. New Haven and London, 1977. (2d. rev. ed., 1984): 1:no. 348; 2:pl. 351.
1984Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 413, no. 587, color repro., as Van Tromp's Shallop.
1985European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 407, repro.
1992Hayes, John. British Paintings of the Sixteenth through Nineteenth Centuries. The Collections of the National Gallery of Art Systematic Catalogue. Washington, D.C., 1992: 272-274, repro. 273.

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