Exhibitions/ Art Object

Whalers (Boiling Blubber) Entangled in Flaw Ice, Endeavouring to Extricate Themselves

Artist:
Joseph Mallord William Turner (British, London 1775–1851 London)
Date:
ca. 1846
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
35 3/8 × 47 1/4 in. (89.9 × 120 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
Tate, London; Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest, 1856
Not on view
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Turner's Whaling Pictures," May 10–August 7, 2016.