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

Joseph Mallord William Turner A Ship under Sail 1792-3

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
A Ship under Sail 1792–3
D40245
Pencil and watercolour on white wove paper, 174 x 233 mm
Stamped in brown ink with Turner Bequest monogram centre right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This was presumably drawn about the same time as the recto (D00710; Turner Bequest XXIX E). The watercolour is restricted to colour trials at the edges of the sheet.

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘A Ship under Sail 1792–3 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, April 2012, 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-ship-under-sail-r1141159, accessed 11 July 2014.