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

Joseph Mallord William Turner Boats in the Harbour at Salerno 1819

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 46 Verso:
Boats in the Harbour at Salerno 1819
D15822
Turner Bequest CLXXXV 46 a
Pencil on white wove paper, 113 x 189 mm
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This sketch represents a view of the harbour at Salerno. The drawing depicts a number of boats along the waterfront with the cathedral in the background. For further sketches see folio 47 verso (D15824).

Nicola Moorby
October 2010

How to cite

Nicola Moorby, ‘Boats in the Harbour at Salerno 1819 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, October 2010, 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-boats-in-the-harbour-at-salerno-r1138289, accessed 24 November 2014.