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

Joseph Mallord William Turner Dover: The Pier Seen from the Shore; Sailing Boats at Sea 1793

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Dover: The Pier Seen from the Shore; Sailing Boats at Sea 1793
D00166
Turner Bequest XVI D
Pencil on white wove paper, 184 x 253 mm
Watermark ‘J WHATMAN’
Inscribed in red ink ‘XVI.D’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘XVI D’ bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
There are sketches of sailing boats at sea at the top right, above the main subject.
Verso:
Blank; stamped in brown ink with Turner Bequest monogram.

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘Dover: The Pier Seen from the Shore; Sailing Boats at Sea 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-the-pier-seen-from-the-shore-sailing-boats-at-sea-r1140231, accessed 21 December 2014.