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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Sailing Barges c.1806-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Inside Front Cover:
Sailing Barges circa 1806–8
Turner Bequest
Pencil on white wove paper, 107 x 182 mm
Inscribed by the Executors of the Turner bequest in ink and pencil (see Introduction)
Stamped in black ‘XCVII’
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
These sketches of barges with two or three masts are among a number of similar ones in this sketchbook; see chiefly folio 23 (D06094). Some further marks may foliage continued from folio 1 (D06072).

David Blayney Brown
September 2008

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘Sailing Barges c.1806–8 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, September 2008, 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-sailing-barges-r1130251, accessed 25 November 2015.