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

Joseph Mallord William Turner Two Men Repairing Crab Pots on the Shore near a Cottage 1795

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 35 Recto:
Two Men Repairing Crab Pots on the Shore near a Cottage 1795
D00442
Turner Bequest XXIV 34
Pencil on white wove paper, 264 x 204 mm
Stamped in black ‘XXIV 34’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
As with the drawings on folios 31 recto and 36 recto (D00438, D00443; Turner Bequest XXIV 30, 35), this page records the picturesque scenery of the Undercliff and the small communities dotted among the chines of the extreme southerly tip of the Isle of Wight.
Verso:
Blank; stamped in brown ink with Turner Bequest monogram.

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘Two Men Repairing Crab Pots on the Shore near a Cottage 1795 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-two-men-repairing-crab-pots-on-the-shore-near-a-cottage-r1141020, accessed 13 July 2014.