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

Joseph Mallord William Turner Waves Breaking on Shore with a Sailing Boat 1802

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 27 Verso:
Waves Breaking on Shore with a Sailing Boat 1802
D04215
Turner Bequest LXXI 20a
Pencil and white chalk on wove paper prepared with a reddish brown wash, 112 x 187 mm
Stamped in black ‘LXXI 20a’ bottom left
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Numbered by Finberg as folio 20a of this sketchbook, this has since been rebound as folio 27 verso. The subject continues across folio 28 (D04216), where the vessel appears. Bold marks in chalks indicate waves and foam.

David Blayney Brown
April 2003

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘Waves Breaking on Shore with a Sailing Boat 1802 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, April 2003, 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-waves-breaking-on-shore-with-a-sailing-boat-r1133776, accessed 23 August 2014.