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

Joseph Mallord William Turner Fishing Boats Racing Past a Man-of-War c.1805-9

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 15 Verso:
Fishing Boats Racing Past a Man-of-War circa 1805–9
D06514
Turner Bequest XCIX 88
Pencil on off-white wove paper, 115 x 190 mm
Inscribed in red ink by an unknown hand ‘88’ top right
Stamped in black ‘XCIX 88’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Finberg listed this as ‘page 88’, noting that it ‘probably belong[s] to this sketchbook’. It was inserted in the reconstituted book as folio 15 verso, as noted by Edward Croft-Murray in a copy of Finberg in Tate’s Library. The image now appears inverted.

David Blayney Brown
March 2009

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘Fishing Boats Racing Past a Man-of-War c.1805–9 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, March 2009, 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-fishing-boats-racing-past-a-man-of-war-r1130569, accessed 01 September 2014.