Joseph Mallord William Turner
A Chasse-Marrée and Other Vessels under a Cloudy Sky c.1826–8

Artwork details

A Chasse-Marrée and Other Vessels under a Cloudy Sky
Date c.1826–8
Medium Gouache and pen and watercolour on paper
Dimensions Support: 142 x 195 mm
Acquisition Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Turner Bequest CCLIX 161
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Exhibition catalogue text

Catalogue entry from Turner on the Loire

59 A chasse-marr?e and other vessels under a cloudy sky c.1826-8 (fig.48)
Watercolour and gouache on blue paper (type B) 142 x 195 (5 5/8 x 7 5/8)
Related works: This work is on the same type of paper as cats.64 and 73. All three works focus on shipping scenes
EXH: Marlborough House 1857, frame 79, no.159, as 'Havre (?)' (Ruskin, Works, XIII, p.289); Exhibited Drawings, no.428, a (Ruskin, Works, XIII, p.629); Paris 1981 (95, p.401, p.400 fig.846 in col.)
LIT: Finberg 1909, II, p.798, as 'Havre (?)'; Wilton 1982, pp.52-3, no.61, as 'Shipping off Havre, c.1830', repr. in col.
TB CCLIX 161; D24726

Published in:
Ian Warrell, Turner on the Loire, exhibition catalogue, Tate Gallery, London 1997, p.219 no.59, reproduced in colour p.60