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

Joseph Mallord William Turner Dover: Boats and Buildings near Bunker's Bridge 1793

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Dover: Boats and Buildings near Bunker’s Bridge 1793
D00172
Turner Bequest XVI J
Pencil on white wove paper, 201 x 174 mm
Inscribed in top left corner ‘Dover’
Stamped in black ‘XVI J’ bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
A watercolour based on this study is in the British Museum, London (1980–10–11–43). Turner’s Dover drawings have been discussed elsewhere.1
1
See Andrew Wilton, ‘The “Monro School” Question: Some Answers’, Turner Studies, vol.4, no.2, Winter 1984, pp.20–2.
Verso:
Blank; stamped in black ink with Turner Bequest monogram.

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘Dover: Boats and Buildings near Bunker’s Bridge 1793 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-dover-boats-and-buildings-near-bunkers-bridge-r1140227, accessed 29 July 2014.