J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours

Joseph Mallord William Turner A Barge Frozen up, Figures Nearby ?1814

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 16 Recto:
A Barge Frozen up, Figures Nearby ?1814
D06635
Turner Bequest CI 16
Pencil on white wove paper, 107 x 180 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘14’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘CI 16’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
See Introduction to the sketchbook and comment to folio 12 (D06631). In Sketches and Drawings Finberg thought he detected ‘a huge iceberg’ and noted similar in the following drawings, folios 17 and 18 (D06636, D06637).
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David Blayney Brown
December 2006

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘A Barge Frozen up, Figures Nearby ?1814 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, December 2006, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, December 2012, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-a-barge-frozen-up-figures-nearby-r1130730, accessed 28 August 2014.