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

Joseph Mallord William Turner A Fishing Smack in Rough Seas c.1805

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 23 Verso:
A Fishing Smack in Rough Seas circa 1805
D05411
Turner Bequest LXXXVII 36
Pencil on cream laid paper, 118 x 185 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘36’ top right, inverted
Stamped in black ‘LXXXVII 36’ top right, inverted
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Drawn with the sketchbook inverted.

David Blayney Brown
January 2006

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘A Fishing Smack in Rough Seas c.1805 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, January 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-fishing-smack-in-rough-seas-r1139191, accessed 14 July 2014.