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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner A Fishing Smack c.1805

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 24 Verso:
A Fishing Smack circa 1805
Turner Bequest LXXXVII 38
Pencil on cream laid paper, 118 x 185 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘38’ top right, inverted
Stamped in black ‘LXXXVII 38’ top right, inverted
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
A very slight sketch, drawn with the sketchbook inverted.

David Blayney Brown
January 2006

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘A Fishing Smack c.1805 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, January 2006, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, December 2012, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-a-fishing-smack-r1139193, accessed 22 May 2018.