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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Vessels in Calais Harbour 1802

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 15 Recto:
Vessels in Calais Harbour 1802
Turner Bequest LXXI 13
Pen and brown ink, with a smudge of brown wash, on wove paper prepared with a grey wash, 112 x 187 mm
Stamped in black ‘LXXI 13’ bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Numbered by Finberg as folio 13 of this sketchbook, this has since been rebound as folio 15. An offset of the ink smudge appears on the back of folio 14 of the book (D04204).
Ink smudges offset from folio 16 of this sketchbook (D04206)

David Blayney Brown
April 2003

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘Vessels in Calais Harbour 1802 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, April 2003, 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-vessels-in-calais-harbour-r1133761, accessed 23 April 2018.