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

Joseph Mallord William Turner Boats on the Thames near Isleworth 1805

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 27 Verso:
Boats on the Thames near Isleworth 1805
D05811
Turner Bequest XCIII 27a
Pen and ink and brown wash, with scratching out, on white wove paper, prepared with a grey wash, 171 x 262 mm
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Hill suggests this is the view from Sion (or Syon) Ferry House, looking upstream from near Isleworth wharf with the towpath on the opposite bank, and the London Apprentice inn and the church to the right. Two barges are being unloaded to a waiting wagon at low tide.

David Blayney Brown
October 2007

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘Boats on the Thames near Isleworth 1805 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, October 2007, 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-on-the-thames-near-isleworth-r1130033, accessed 21 December 2014.