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

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Joseph Mallord William Turner Dover: A Windlass and Flagstaff at the End of the Pier ?1793

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Dover: A Windlass and Flagstaff at the End of the Pier ?1793
D00168
Turner Bequest XVI F
Pencil on white wove paper, 171 x 213 mm
Inscribed in red ink ‘XVI.F’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘XVI F’ bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
A tracing of this subject, with added watercolour, is Tate D00169 (Turner Bequest XVI G). The Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam, possesses a copy of this drawing.
Technical notes:
There are brown ink stains affecting the composition.
Verso:
Blank; stamped in brown ink with Turner Bequest monogram; inscribed in a later hand ‘5’.

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘Dover: A Windlass and Flagstaff at the End of the Pier ?1793 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, April 2012, 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-dover-a-windlass-and-flagstaff-at-the-end-of-the-pier-r1140233, accessed 25 August 2016.